ponder

ponder
pon|der [ `pandər ] verb intransitive or transitive FORMAL
to think carefully about something for a long time before reaching a decision:
Injuries to key players have left the coach pondering his options for the next game.
ponder how/what/when etc: Mike pondered what he should say to his wife.
ponder on/over: I've been pondering over the problem for weeks now.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Ponder — Pon der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pondered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pondering}.] [L. ponderare, fr. pondus, ponderis, a weight, fr. pendere to weigh: cf. F. pond[ e]rer. See {Pendant}, and cf. {Pound} a weight.] [1913 Webster] 1. To weigh. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ponder — can mean:* To engage in thoughtIt can also refer to:*Ponder, Texas, a town in the United States*Glen Ponder, a character in the UK comedy series Knowing Me, Knowing You *James Ponder (1819–1897), an American merchant and politician …   Wikipedia

  • ponder — ponder, meditate, muse, ruminate can mean to consider or examine something attentively, seriously, and with more or less deliberation. Ponder characteristically retains its original implication of weighing and usually suggests consideration of a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Ponder — Ponder, TX U.S. town in Texas Population (2000): 507 Housing Units (2000): 205 Land area (2000): 3.174507 sq. miles (8.221936 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.174507 sq. miles (8.221936 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ponder, TX — U.S. town in Texas Population (2000): 507 Housing Units (2000): 205 Land area (2000): 3.174507 sq. miles (8.221936 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.174507 sq. miles (8.221936 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • ponder — (v.) early 14c., to estimate the worth of, to appraise, from O.Fr. ponderare to weigh, poise, from L. ponderare to ponder, to consider, lit. to weigh, from pondus (gen. ponderis) weigh (see POUND (Cf. pound) (n.1)). Meaning to weigh a matter… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Ponder — Pon der, v. i. To think; to deliberate; to muse; usually followed by on or over. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ponder — I verb analyze, apply the mind, appraise, brood over, cerebrate, cogitate, commune with oneself, concentrate upon, consider, considerare, contemplate, debate, deliberate, devote thought to, digest, evaluate, examine, excogitate, give thought to,… …   Law dictionary

  • ponder — pònder m DEFINICIJA 1. ekon. faktor važnosti za ponderiranje, iskazuje se apsolutno ili relativno 2. psih. relativni doprinos nekog rezultata u zbroju dvaju ili više rezultata testa ispitanika ETIMOLOGIJA vidi ponderirati …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • ponder — [v] think about seriously appraise, brood, build castles in air*, cerebrate, cogitate, consider, contemplate, daydream, debate, deliberate, dwell, evaluate, examine, excogitate, figure, give thought to, meditate, mind, moon*, mull, mull over,… …   New thesaurus


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