V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: to reflect deeply on a subject

Synonyms: ponder, reflect, meditate, think, weigh


Tips: To help you remember mull, think of mulled wine or cider, slowly coming into its flavor. When you mull something over, you slowly turn it over in your mind; you ponder it deeply. Mull is a more sophisticated way of saying "think through."

Usage Examples:

Before choosing a final candidate for the position, he mulled over the list of interviewees. (thought, reflected)

Rumor has it, the retired athlete is mulling a return to the NBA. (pondering, thinking over)

I'll need to mull this over before I make my final decision. (think, ponder)

He mulled over his choices carefully before deciding. (reflected, weighed)

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