verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of ponder
OTHER WORDS FROM ponderpon·der·er, nounre·pon·der, verb (used without object)un·pon·dered, adjectivewell-pondered, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for ponder
Strange as it may seem, I first pondered this question in the airport concourse at Seattle.
The deep truths resonated within my heart and soul, illuminating questions I had pondered over the years.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brother Patrick became weaker and weaker and others stop coming around as they pondered over their own status.
Hell, James left the entire league in a holding pattern whilst he pondered his future, Hamlet-like.LeBron James Returns to Cleveland: How 'The Decision 2.0' Happened|Robert Silverman|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Talmudic sages for generations have pondered this profound question.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, looking back over the circumstance, I think that answer might well be pondered by young men.Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie|Andrew Carnegie
The more I pondered over the problem the more hopeless did it seem.The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales|Arthur Conan Doyle
The more he pondered the matter, the more likely did it seem to him that his first conclusion was the true one.The Last Penny and Other Stories|T. S. Arthur
Many are the hours in which I have pondered upon the story that is set forth in the following pages.The House on the Borderland|William Hope Hodgson
I wandered into the governor's beautiful garden, and, pacing up and down, pondered what the lively Lucetta had said.Humphrey Bold|Herbert Strang