|1.||[ verb ] reflect deeply on a subject|
|Synonyms:||reflect ponder meditate 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|
|2.||[ noun ] (Greek mythology,religion) in ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science|
|Related terms:||Greek_deity Erato Terpsichore Euterpe Melpomene Polyhymnia Clio Thalia Urania Calliope|
|3.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2950|
|4.||[ noun ] the source of an artist's inspiration|
"Euterpe was his muse"
|Related terms:||source chew_over|