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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

musemyuz(v.)mused, mus•ing.

  1. (v.i.)to think or meditate in silence.

  2. Archaic. to gaze meditatively or wonderingly.

  3. (v.t.)to say or think meditatively.

Origin of muse:

1300–50; ME: to mutter, gaze meditatively on < MF muser, perh. ult. der. of ML mūsummuzzle

mus′er(n.)

Musemyuz(n.)

  1. one of the nine Greek goddesses, daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, who presided over the arts: Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Melpomene, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, and Urania.

    Category: Mythology

  2. (sometimes l.c.) the inspiration that motivates a poet, artist, or thinker.

  3. (l.c.) a poet.

Origin of Muse:

1350–1400; < MF < L < Gk Moûsa

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Muse(noun)

    in ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science

  2. muse(verb)

    the source of an artist's inspiration

    "Euterpe was his muse"

  3. chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate(verb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. Muse(ProperNoun)

    One of the nine Ancient Greek deities of the arts.

  2. Origin: From muse, from Musa, from Μοῦσα.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Muse(noun)

    a gap or hole in a hedge, hence, wall, or the like, through which a wild animal is accustomed to pass; a muset

  2. Muse(noun)

    one of the nine goddesses who presided over song and the different kinds of poetry, and also the arts and sciences; -- often used in the plural

  3. Muse(noun)

    a particular power and practice of poetry

  4. Muse(noun)

    a poet; a bard

  5. Muse(noun)

    to think closely; to study in silence; to meditate

  6. Muse(noun)

    to be absent in mind; to be so occupied in study or contemplation as not to observe passing scenes or things present; to be in a brown study

  7. Muse(noun)

    to wonder

  8. Muse(verb)

    to think on; to meditate on

  9. Muse(verb)

    to wonder at

  10. Muse(noun)

    contemplation which abstracts the mind from passing scenes; absorbing thought; hence, absence of mind; a brown study

  11. Muse(noun)

    wonder, or admiration

Freebase

  1. Muse

    Muse are an English rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, which formed in 1994. The band consists of school friends Matthew Bellamy, Christopher Wolstenholme and Dominic Howard. Since the release of their 2006 album Black Holes and Revelations, keyboardist and percussionist Morgan Nicholls has performed live with the band. Muse are known for their energetic and extravagant live performances and their fusion of many music genres, including space rock, progressive rock, alternative rock, heavy metal, classical music and electronica. Muse have released six studio albums: Showbiz, Origin of Symmetry, Absolution, Black Holes and Revelations, The Resistance and The 2nd Law. They have also issued three live albums, Hullabaloo Soundtrack, which is also a compilation of B-sides, Absolution Tour, and HAARP, which documents the band's performances at Wembley Stadium in 2007. Black Holes and Revelations earned the band a Mercury Prize nomination and a third place finish in the NME Albums of the Year list for 2006. Muse have also won a collection of music awards throughout their history, including five MTV Europe Music Awards, six Q Awards, eight NME Awards, two Brit Awards—winning "Best British Live Act" twice, an MTV Video Music Award, four Kerrang! Awards and an American Music Award. They were also nominated for five Grammy Awards, of which they won Best Rock Album, for their fifth studio album The Resistance. Muse have sold over 15 million albums worldwide.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

muse(verb)

to think about a matter usually without serious concentration.

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