Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "mull over":
Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. reflect deeply on a subject;
- Example: "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"
- Example: "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"
- Example: "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"
[syn: chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

mull over \mull over\, v. t. To think about; to consider; to ruminate about; as, mull it over and decide in the morning. [Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

mull over v 1: reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate" [syn: chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

22 Moby Thesaurus words for "mull over": brood over, chaw, chew over, con over, deliberate, deliberate over, deliberate upon, digest, meditate, meditate upon, muse, muse on, muse over, ponder over, reflect over, revolve, roll, ruminate, ruminate over, run over, think over, turn over