|1.||[ verb ] reflect deeply on a subject|
|Synonyms:||reflect muse ponder think_over chew_over speculate mull contemplate excogitate ruminate mull_over|
"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"
|Related terms:||think study wonder brood bethink puzzle theologise introspect premeditate deliberate contemplation meditation muller muse|
|2.||[ verb ] think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes|
"He is meditating in his study"
|Related terms:||think contemplation study cogitation|