Definitions for ponderˈpɒn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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. ponder(Verb)

    To wonder, to think of deeply.

  2. ponder(Verb)

    To consider (something) carefully and thoroughly; to chew over, to mull over.

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  3. Origin: From ponderare, from pondus, from pendere; see pendent and pound.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ponder(verb)

    to weigh

  2. Ponder(verb)

    to weigh in the mind; to view with deliberation; to examine carefully; to consider attentively

  3. Ponder(verb)

    to think; to deliberate; to muse; -- usually followed by on or over

Freebase

  1. Ponder

    Ponder is a town in Denton County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,395 at the 2010 census. Local legend holds that Bonnie and Clyde either robbed the Ponder State Bank or attempted to rob it, only to discover it had gone broke the week before. However, this is not listed in the Barrow Gang's activities. The robbery in question may have been committed by the less famous but more successful Eddie Bentz.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ponder

    pon′dėr, v.t. to weigh in the mind: to think over: to consider.—v.i. to think (with on and over).—ns. Ponderabil′ity, Pon′derableness.—adjs. Pon′derable, that may be weighed: having sensible weight; Pon′deral, ascertained by weight.—ns. Pon′derance, Ponderā′tion, weight; Pon′derer, one who ponders.—adv. Pon′deringly.—ns. Pon′derling, a thing of little weight; Pon′derment, the act of pondering.—adj. Pon′derous, weighty: massive: forcible: important: clumsy or unwieldy by reason of weight.—adv. Pon′derously.—ns. Pon′derousness, Ponderos′ity, weight: heaviness: heavy matter. [L. ponderārepondus, pondĕris, a weight.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ponder in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ponder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    When you lose, you ponder, so it makes you wiser.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    I am intrigued by the national expedition of the brain, i will study, ponder and think about that aspiration.

  3. Norman Douglas:

    There is in us a lyric germ or nucleus which deserves respect; it bids a man to ponder or create; and in this dim corner of himself he can take refuge and find consolations which the society of his fellow creatures does not provide.

  4. Stavros Dimas:

    On the other hand the euro could fall towards $1.21 if the 180 votes are not secured, as the market will ponder the risk of the leftwing Syriza party, which is against fiscal reconstruction, taking power after a snap election next year.

  5. Cicero:

    Everyone has the obligation to ponder well his own specific traits of character. He must also regulate them adequately and not wonder whether someone else's traits might suit him better. The more definitely his own a man's character is, the better it fits him.

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