November 01, 2015
Learner's Word of the Day
ponder /ˈpɑːndɚ/ verb
ponder
/ˈpɑːndɚ/
verb

ponders; pondered; pondering

Pondering a question
Pondering a question
Learner's definition of PONDER

: to think about or consider (something) carefully

[+ object]

  • He pondered the question before he answered.

  • The team pondered their chances of success.

  • We pondered whether we could afford the trip.

[no object] — + on, over, or about

  • She paused to ponder on the situation.

  • We pondered over/about what to do.

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