• IPA: /ˈpɒn.də(ɹ)/

ponder (ponders, present participle pondering; past and past participle pondered)

  1. to wonder, think of deeply
  2. to consider (something) carefully and thoroughly; to chew over, mull over
    I have spent days pondering the meaning of life.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, Proverbs 4:26 ↗:
      Ponder the path of thy feet.
  3. (obsolete) to weigh
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ponder (plural ponders)

  1. (colloquial) A period of deep thought.
    I lit my pipe and had a ponder about it, but reached no definite conclusion.

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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