verb (used without object), mused, mus·ing.
verb (used with object), mused, mus·ing.
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Origin of muse
OTHER WORDS FROM musemuser, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH musemews 4, muse
Definition for muse (2 of 2)
- any of a number of sister goddesses, originally given as Aoede (song), Melete (meditation), and Mneme (memory), but latterly and more commonly as the nine daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne who presided over various arts: Calliope (epic poetry), Clio (history), Erato (lyric poetry), Euterpe (music), Melpomene (tragedy), Polyhymnia (religious music), Terpsichore (dance), Thalia (comedy), and Urania (astronomy); identified by the Romans with the Camenae.
- any goddess presiding over a particular art.
Origin of Muse
How to use muse in a sentence
She gathers pieces from that publication here, by authors Sonali Dev and Chris Bohjalian and actress Evangeline Lilly, among others, who muse on love, sex, fitness, food and, yes, books during the strange past year.
It gives us hope that one day we, too, will be out and about in our city – buying flowers, meeting old lovers, musing about death, yet loving life.‘Mrs. Dalloway’ offers hope for our modern, COVID world|Kathi Wolfe|January 20, 2021|Washington Blade
Fossella declined to run again, but in the years since he has mused aloud about challenging Grimm.Will Dirty Pol Vito Fossella Replace Dirty Pol Michael Grimm?|David Freedlander|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At MUSED, an online magazine for Black gay men, Joel Jenkins argues the effort strips men of their personal agency.
The only difference between having $10 million and $50 million,” Chappelle mused, “is an astounding $40 million!Viral Video of the Day: Dave Chappelle Sets the Record Straight... Again|Alex Chancey|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She liked the profile shot, Walters mused; before she had always thought she should get a nose job.
The notoriously opinionated actor has often mused about running for office.Steven Seagal and 5 Other Celebs Who Flirted With Running for Office|Ben Jacobs|January 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there might be another exit to the cave that you dont know about, Virginia mused to Phyllis and Gale.
He would like to find himself half owner of a mine worth about a million, he mused.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
Isnt it funny, Gale, Val mused aloud, how you never miss anything until youve seen it.
He mused upon this for an instant, as if it presented Alicia for the first time under such an aspect.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
"Restricted for thirty solar years according to the Probability Graphs," mused Baldy.Restricted Tool|Malcolm B. Morehart