Synonyms for muse

Synonyms for (noun) muse

Synonyms: muse

Definition: the source of an artist's inspiration

Usage: Euterpe was his muse

Similar words: germ, source, seed

Definition: anything that provides inspiration for later work

Synonyms: Muse

Definition: in ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science

Similar words: Greek deity

Definition: a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks

Synonyms for (verb) muse

Synonyms: chew over, reflect, ponder, think over, speculate, ruminate, mull, mull over, muse, excogitate, contemplate, meditate

Definition: reflect deeply on a subject

Usage: I mulled over the events of the afternoon; philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years; The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

Similar words: think, cogitate, cerebrate

Definition: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments

Usage: I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere

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