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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pon·der /ˈpɑndɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pon·der v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pondered p. pr. & vb. n. Pondering.]
 1. To weigh. [Obs.]
 2. To weigh in the mind; to view with deliberation; to examine carefully; to consider attentively.
    Ponder the path of thy feet.   --Prov. iv. 26.
 Syn: -- To Ponder, Consider, Muse.
 Usage: To consider means to view or contemplate with fixed thought. To ponder is to dwell upon with long and anxious attention, with a view to some practical result or decision. To muse is simply to think upon continuously with no definite object, or for the pleasure it gives. We consider any subject which is fairly brought before us; we ponder a concern involving great interests; we muse on the events of childhood.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pon·der, v. i. To think; to deliberate; to muse; -- usually followed by on or over.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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" [syn: chew
          over, think over, meditate, excogitate, contemplate,
           muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate]