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  • 1 Ponder — Lage von Ponder in Texas Basisdaten …

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  • 2 Ponder — Pon der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pondered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pondering}.] [L. ponderare, fr. pondus, ponderis, a weight, fr. pendere to weigh: cf. F. pond[ e]rer. See {Pendant}, and cf. {Pound} a weight.] [1913 Webster] 1. To weigh. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 3 Ponder — can mean:* To engage in thoughtIt can also refer to:*Ponder, Texas, a town in the United States*Glen Ponder, a character in the UK comedy series Knowing Me, Knowing You *James Ponder (1819–1897), an American merchant and politician …

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  • 4 ponder — ponder, meditate, muse, ruminate can mean to consider or examine something attentively, seriously, and with more or less deliberation. Ponder characteristically retains its original implication of weighing and usually suggests consideration of a… …

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  • 5 Ponder — Ponder, TX U.S. town in Texas Population (2000): 507 Housing Units (2000): 205 Land area (2000): 3.174507 sq. miles (8.221936 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.174507 sq. miles (8.221936 sq. km)… …

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  • 6 Ponder, TX — U.S. town in Texas Population (2000): 507 Housing Units (2000): 205 Land area (2000): 3.174507 sq. miles (8.221936 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.174507 sq. miles (8.221936 sq. km) FIPS code:… …

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  • 7 ponder — (v.) early 14c., to estimate the worth of, to appraise, from O.Fr. ponderare to weigh, poise, from L. ponderare to ponder, to consider, lit. to weigh, from pondus (gen. ponderis) weigh (see POUND (Cf. pound) (n.1)). Meaning to weigh a matter… …

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  • 8 Ponder — Pon der, v. i. To think; to deliberate; to muse; usually followed by on or over. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 ponder — I verb analyze, apply the mind, appraise, brood over, cerebrate, cogitate, commune with oneself, concentrate upon, consider, considerare, contemplate, debate, deliberate, devote thought to, digest, evaluate, examine, excogitate, give thought to,… …

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  • 10 ponder — pònder m DEFINICIJA 1. ekon. faktor važnosti za ponderiranje, iskazuje se apsolutno ili relativno 2. psih. relativni doprinos nekog rezultata u zbroju dvaju ili više rezultata testa ispitanika ETIMOLOGIJA vidi ponderirati …

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  • 11 ponder — [v] think about seriously appraise, brood, build castles in air*, cerebrate, cogitate, consider, contemplate, daydream, debate, deliberate, dwell, evaluate, examine, excogitate, figure, give thought to, meditate, mind, moon*, mull, mull over,… …

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  • 12 ponder — ► VERB ▪ consider carefully. ORIGIN Latin ponderare weigh , from pondus weight …

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  • 13 ponder — [pän′dər] vt. [ME ponderen < MFr ponderer < L ponderare, to weigh < pondus (gen. ponderis), weight: see POUND1] to weigh mentally; think deeply about; consider carefully vi. to think deeply; deliberate; meditate ponderer n …

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  • 14 ponder — verb (pondered; pondering) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French ponderer, from Latin ponderare to weigh, ponder, from ponder , pondus weight more at pendant Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to weigh in the mind ; appraise < pondered …

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  • 15 ponder — verb ADVERB ▪ carefully, deeply, hard, seriously ▪ (for) a moment ▪ She pondered for a moment before replying. ▪ quietly …

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  • 16 ponder — v. (d; intr.) to ponder on, over, upon (to ponder over a problem) * * * [ pɒndə] over upon (to ponder over a problem) (d; intr.) to ponder on …

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  • 17 ponder — pon|der [ˈpɔndə US ˈpa:ndər] v [I and T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: ponderer to weigh , from Latin ponderare, from pondus weight ] formal to spend time thinking carefully and seriously about a problem, a difficult question, or… …

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  • 18 ponder — verb (I, T) formal to spend time thinking carefully and seriously about a problem, a difficult question, or something that has happened: Lisa pondered for a while before answering. (+ on/over/about): As I pondered over the whole business, an idea …

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  • 19 ponder — pon|der [ pandər ] verb intransitive or transitive FORMAL to think carefully about something for a long time before reaching a decision: Injuries to key players have left the coach pondering his options for the next game. ponder how/what/when etc …

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  • 20 ponder — UK [ˈpɒndə(r)] / US [ˈpɑndər] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms ponder : present tense I/you/we/they ponder he/she/it ponders present participle pondering past tense pondered past participle pondered formal to think carefully about… …

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