mull over

mull over
To think deeply about something; to ponder, deliberate or ruminate.

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  • mull over — mull over, v. t. To think about; to consider; to ruminate about; as, mull it over and decide in the morning. [Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mull over — (something) to think carefully about something for a period of time. She asked me what I thought about her idea, and I said I would have to mull it over. Bill mulled over the pros and cons of this job offer …   New idioms dictionary

  • mull over — index brood, consider, deliberate, ponder, reflect (ponder), review, study, weigh …   Law dictionary

  • mull over — 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 • Syn: ↑chew over, ↑think over,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mull over — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms mull over : present tense I/you/we/they mull over he/she/it mulls over present participle mulling over past tense mulled over past participle mulled over to think carefully about something over a period of… …   English dictionary

  • mull over — phr verb Mull over is used with these nouns as the object: ↑idea …   Collocations dictionary

  • mull over — PHRASAL VERB If you mull something over, you think about it for a long time before deciding what to do. [V P n (not pron)] McLaren had been mulling over an idea to make a movie... [V n P] I ll leave you alone here so you can mull it over. Syn …   English dictionary

  • mull over — I ll have to mull it over before making a final decision Syn: ponder, consider, think over/about, reflect on, contemplate, turn over in one s mind, chew over, cogitate on, give some thought to …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • mull over — Synonyms and related words: brood over, chaw, chew over, con over, deliberate, deliberate over, deliberate upon, digest, meditate, meditate upon, muse, muse on, muse over, ponder over, reflect over, revolve, roll, ruminate, ruminate over, run… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mull over — think about at length. → mull …   English new terms dictionary

  • mull over — {v. phr.} To consider; think over. * /He mulled over the offer for some time, but finally rejected it./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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