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Synonyms for muse
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Muse(noun)

    in ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science

  2. muse(verb)

    the source of an artist's inspiration

    "Euterpe was his muse"

  3. 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"

    Synonyms:
    hypothecate, shine, contemplate, theorise, speculate, theorize, reflect, chew over, excogitate, suppose, hypothesise, formulate, devise, mull over, study, contrive, ponder, invent, ruminate, hypothesize, meditate, forge, reverberate, mull, conjecture, job, think over

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. muse

    Synonyms:
    reflect, ponder, cogitate, dream, think, meditate

    Antonyms:
    stir, act, move

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. muse(n.)

    Synonyms:
    revery, abstraction, MUSING

  2. muse(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be absent-minded, be in a revery, be in a brown study

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. muse(n)

    Synonyms:
    contemplation, meditation, revery

  2. muse(v)

    Synonyms:
    contemplate, ruminate, brood, ponder, mull, reflect

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "muse":

    thinker

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. MUSE

    Synonyms:
    Metaplasia, ulcer, stricture, erosion classification

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How to use muse in a sentence?

  1. Simon Gillespie:

    A great beauty is a muse for the mind, a great mind a muse for the soul.

  2. Barbara Tuchman:

    To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse.

  3. John Keats, Letter to James Rice, Feb 1820:

    I muse with the greatest affection on every flower I have known from my infancy - their shapes and colours are as new to me as if I had just created them with a superhuman fancy - It is because they are connected with the most thoughtless and happiest moments of our lives.

  4. Homer:

    Among all men on the earth bards have a share of honor and reverence, because the muse has taught them songs and loves the race of bards.

  5. Daniel Levitin:

    It's not our natural tendency to thrust ourselves into a crowd of 20,000 people, but for a Muse concert or a Radiohead concert we'll do it, there's this unifying force that comes from the music, and we don't get that from other things.


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