verb (used without object), phi·los·o·phized, phi·los·o·phiz·ing.
Related formsphi·los·o·phi·za·tion, nounphi·los·o·phiz·er, nouno·ver·phi·los·o·phize, verb (used without object), o·ver·phi·los·o·phized, o·ver·phi·los·o·phiz·ing.well-phi·los·o·phized, adjective
Examples from the Web for philosophise
He asked himself these, and many such-like questions, and tried to philosophise with himself on the matter.The Vicar of Bullhampton|Anthony Trollope
When Helen looked back she could philosophise, or she could look into the future and plan for her child.Howards End|E. M. Forster
I will go into the country and philosophise; some gleams of past entrancement may visit me there.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume II (of 2)|Florence A. Thomas Marshall
But when death comes into a household, we do not philosophise—we only feel.Character|Samuel Smiles
It is but right to add that he did not philosophise much on the subject.The Buffalo Runners|R.M. Ballantyne