mull over


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Verb1.mull over - 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"
cerebrate, cogitate, think - use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
premeditate - think or reflect beforehand or in advance; "I rarely premeditate, which is a mistake"
theologise, theologize - make theoretical speculations about theology or discuss theological subjects
introspect - reflect on one's own thoughts and feelings
bethink - consider or ponder something carefully; "She bethought her of their predicament"
cogitate - consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in one's mind
wonder, question - place in doubt or express doubtful speculation; "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"; "she wondered whether it would snow tonight"
puzzle - be uncertain about; think about without fully understanding or being able to decide; "We puzzled over her sudden departure"
consider, study - give careful consideration to; "consider the possibility of moving"

mull over

verb ponder, consider, study, think about, examine, review, weigh, contemplate, reflect on, think over, muse on, meditate on, ruminate on, deliberate on, turn something over in your mind He had been mulling over the idea of making a movie.
Translations

w>mull over

vt sepsich (dat)durch den Kopf gehen lassen
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The critics, however, would still mull over their promotion and will wait for their second innings batting to give their verdict.
According to reports, Mahmood, who has not been a part of the Pakistan team since the 2007 World Cup, has returned to the selectors' good books as they mull over selection for the short limited-overs series against India in December and January.
Although the 31-year-old went through the pain barrier to send down a dozen overs on a final day of excruciating frustration at the Antigua Recreation Ground on Thursday, England will mull over potential contingency combinations in the next 48 hours.