muse - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/mjuːz/
present tense
I/you/we/theymuse
he/she/itmuses
present participlemusing
past tensemused
past participlemused
  1. [intransitive] to think about something in a careful slow way
    muse on/about/over:

    He mused on his relationship with his own father.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to say something in a way that shows that you have been thinking carefully about it

derived word

musing

noun [countable/uncountable]
singularmusing
pluralmusings