From Latin ponderare (“to weigh, ponder, in Medieval Latin also to load”), from pondus (“weight”), from pendere (“to weigh”); see pendent and pound.
ponder (third-person singular simple present ponders, present participle pondering, simple past and past participle pondered)
- To wonder, to think of deeply.
- To consider (something) carefully and thoroughly; to chew over, to mull over.
- [It's] time to ponder over its fallacies
Related terms 
to think deeply
- Hungarian: mereng (hu), elmereng (hu), tűnődik (hu), eltűnődik (hu), elmélkedik (hu), mérlegel (hu)
- Icelandic: íhuga
- Italian: ponderare (it)
- Russian: размышлять (ru) (razmyšlját’) impf., размыслить (ru) (razmýslit’) pf.
- Scottish Gaelic: meòraich (gd), cnuasaich (gd)
- Spanish: considerar (es), meditar (es), cavilar (es)
- Swedish: fundera (sv), begrunda (sv)
External links