Synonyms for contemplate

Verb

1. contemplate, view, consider, look at
usage: look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought; "contemplate one's navel"
2. contemplate, consider, take, deal, look at
usage: consider as a possibility; "I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job"
3. study, meditate, contemplate, think, cogitate, cerebrate
usage: think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes; "He is meditating in his study"
4. chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate, think, cogitate, cerebrate
usage: 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"
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