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pore over

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pore

  1. 1 to give serious and careful thought to the committee will probably pore over the results of the study for a long time before making their decision Synonyms of pore over chew over, cogitate, consider, contemplate, debate, deliberate, entertain, eye, kick around, meditate, mull (over), perpend, ponder (over), question, revolve, ruminate, study, think (about or over), turn, weigh, wrestle (with)Words Related to pore over 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)Near Antonyms of pore over disregard, ignore, overlook, slight; dismiss, pooh-pooh (also pooh), reject

  2. 2 to go over and mentally take in the content of he pored over the textbook for hours in preparation for the test Synonyms of pore over peruse, read (over)Words Related to pore over browse, dip (into), leaf (through), scan, skim, speed-read, thumb (through), turn over; devour, gobble (up); slog (through), wade (through); reread; proofread; decipher; review, study; apprehend, comprehend, get, grasp, make, make out, perceive, see, tumble (to), understand


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