Dictionary

  Definition of muse
  1. the source of an artist''s inspiration; "Euterpe was his muse"
  2. in ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science
  3. 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"
Similar Words: Muse, chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate

 

Hyponyms: Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Melpomene, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, Urania, premeditate, theologize, theologise, introspect, bethink, cogitate, wonder, question, puzzle, study, consider

 

Derivational Morphology: chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate, meditation, speculation, contemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulness, muser, muller, ponderer, ruminator

 

Language Translations:
Breton: awen and muzenn   Danish: Muse  
Dutch: muse and Muze   Finnish: muusa  
French: Muse   German: Muse  
Greek: Μούσες   Interlingua: musa  
Italian: Musa, musa and muse   Latin: Musa and Musae  
Polish: muza   Portuguese: musa  
Russian: муза   Slovene: muza  
Spanish: Musa   Swedish: Musa  
 
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
 
 
  
  Random Word
xerographic_copier means duplicator that copies graphic matter by the action of light on an electrically charged photoconductive insulating surface in which the latent image is dev... more
 
  Find words starting with:
   
A
B
C
   
D
E
F
   
G
H
I
   
J
K
L
   
M
N
O
   
P
Q
R
   
S
T
U
   
V
W
X
   
Y
Z