Synonyms and Antonyms of ponder
to give serious and careful thought to <I'm pondering whether or not I should join another committee> Synonyms chew over, cogitate, consider, contemplate, debate, deliberate, entertain, eye, kick around, meditate, mull (over), perpend, pore (over), question, revolve, ruminate, study, think (about or over), turn, weigh, wrestle (with) Related Words muse (upon), reflect (on or upon), reminisce; analyze, explore, review; conclude, reason; second-guess, speculate (about); brood (about or over), dwell (on or upon), fixate (on or upon), fret (about or over), obsess (about or over); believe, conceive, opine; absorb, assimilate, digest, drink (in) Phrases beat one's brains out (about), chew on, cudgel one's brains (about), look at Near Antonyms disregard, ignore, overlook, slight; dismiss, pooh-pooh (also pooh), reject
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