HyperDic: ponder

English > 1 sense of the word ponder:
VERBcognitionponder, chew over, think over, meditate, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculatereflect deeply on a subject / subject
ponder > pronunciation
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English > ponder: 1 sense > verb 1, cognition
MeaningReflect deeply on a subject / subject.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymschew over, think over, meditate, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate
NarrowerbethinkConsider or ponder something carefully
cogitateConsider carefully and deeply
introspectReflect on one's own thoughts and feelings
premeditateThink or reflect beforehand or in advance
puzzleBe uncertain about
study, considerGive careful consideration to
theologize, theologisemake theoretical speculations about theology or discuss theological subjects
wonder, questionplace in doubt or express doubtful speculation
Broaderthink, cogitate, cerebrateUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Spanishcavilar, considerar, especular, meditar, ponderar, reflexionar, rumiar
Catalanespecular, meditar, ponderar, reflexionar, rumiar
Nounsponderera reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation

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