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mull over, excogitate, think over, chew over, speculate, ruminate, mull, reflect, muse, contemplate, ponder, meditate
v. 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"
speculate
v. talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion; "We were speculating whether the President had to resign after the scandal"
job, speculate
v. invest at a risk; "I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating"
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Fuzzynyms (69)
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reproduce
v. recreate a sound, image, idea, mood, atmosphere, etc.; "this DVD player reproduces the sound of the piano very well"; "He reproduced the feeling of sadness in the portrait"
theorize
v. form or construct theories; "he thinks and theorizes all day"
canvas, analyse, canvass, examine, study, analyze
v. consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
explore
v. examine (organs) for diagnostic purposes
examine minutely, explore
v. examine minutely
explore, search, research
v. inquire into; "the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project"; "He searched for information on his relatives on the web"; "Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness"
explore
v. travel to or penetrate into; "explore unknown territory in biology"
gauge
v. mix in specific proportions; "gauge plaster"
go over, survey, review
v. hold a review (of troops)
see
v. deliberate or decide; "See whether you can come tomorrow"; "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?"
contemplate, meditate, study
v. think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes; "He is meditating in his study"
go for, hope
v. intend with some possibility of fulfilment; "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"
argue with oneself, debate
v. argue with one another; "We debated the question of abortion"; "John debated Mary"
look at, deal, take, consider
v. take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"
examine, probe
v. question or examine thoroughly and closely
foretell, predict, promise, anticipate, forebode, call, prognosticate
v. make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"
wager, bet
v. maintain with or as if with a bet; "I bet she will be there!"
guesstimate
v. estimate based on a calculation
surmise, suspect
v. imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it"
weigh, count, consider
v. show consideration for; take into account; "You must consider her age"; "The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient"
visualise, visualize
v. make visible; "With this machine, ultrasound can be visualized"
foresee, envision
v. picture to oneself; imagine possible; "I cannot envision him as President"
foresee, envision
v. picture to oneself; imagine possible; "I cannot envision him as President"
woolgather, stargaze, daydream, dream
v. have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
recreate
v. create anew; "she recreated the feeling of the 1920's with her stage setting"
imitate
v. make a reproduction or copy of
see, examine
v. observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect; "The customs agent examined the baggage"; "I must see your passport before you can enter the country"
scrutinise, take stock, size up, scrutinize
v. to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail; "he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror"
count
v. have a certain value or carry a certain weight; "each answer counts as three points"
librate, weigh
v. determine the weight of; "The butcher weighed the chicken"
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speculate
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