Definitions of muse

  1. To ponder; to think closely; to study in silence; to be absent in mind.
  2. To meditate upon; ponder; indulge in reverie.
  3. To think on; to meditate on.
  4. To wonder at.
  5. Think deeply about.
  6. To wonder.
  7. To study in silence; think deeply; be absent- minded.
  8. To study in silence: to be absent- minded: to meditate.
  9. To meditate deeply; ponder.
  10. To ponder; to think closely; to study in silence; to think on; to be absent of mind.
  11. the source of an artist's inspiration; " Euterpe was his muse"
  12. A gap or hole in a hedge, hence, wall, or the like, through which a wild animal is accustomed to pass; a muset.
  13. A particular power and practice of poetry.
  14. A poet; a bard.
  15. To think closely; to study in silence; to meditate.
  16. To be absent in mind; to be so occupied in study or contemplation as not to observe passing scenes or things present; to be in a brown study.
  17. Contemplation which abstracts the mind from passing scenes; absorbing thought; hence, absence of mind; a brown study.
  18. Wonder, or admiration.
  19. One of the nine goddesses who presided over song and the different kinds of poetry, and also the arts and sciences; - often used in the plural.
  20. The inspiring power of poetry: Muse, any one of the nine Greek and Roman goddesses, each of whom presided over one of the arts and sciences, as poetry, music, dancing, history, etc.
  21. Deep thought: contemplation: absence of mind.
  22. MUSER.
  23. One of the nine goddesses of poetry, music, and the other liberal arts.
  24. Deep thought.
  25. One of the nine goddesses presiding over art and science.
  26. Contemplative thought.
  27. The inspiring power of poetry.
  28. One of the nine goddesses of poetry, art, and science.
  29. One of the nine sister goddesses, daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, that presided each over one of the nine liberal arts of the ancient Greeks; as Clio, over history; Euterpe, over lyric poetry; Thalia, over comedy; Melpomene, over tragedy; Terpsichore, over choral dance and song; Erato, over erotic poetry and elegy; Polyhymnia, over the hymn; Urania, over astronomy; Calliope, over the epic power of song.
  30. A deep thought; meditation; absence of mind.
  31. The inspiration or power of song.