Associations to the word «Muse»


MUSE, noun. A source of inspiration.
MUSE, noun. (archaic) A poet; a bard.
MUSE, verb. (intransitive) To become lost in thought, to ponder.
MUSE, verb. (transitive) To say (something) with due consideration or thought.
MUSE, verb. (transitive) To think on; to meditate on.
MUSE, verb. (transitive) To wonder at.
MUSE, noun. An act of musing; a period of thoughtfulness.
MUSE, noun. A gap or hole in a hedge, fence, etc. through which a wild animal is accustomed to pass; a muset.
MUSE, noun. One of the nine Ancient Greek deities of the arts.

Dictionary definition

MUSE, noun. In ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science.
MUSE, noun. The source of an artist's inspiration; "Euterpe was his muse".
MUSE, verb. Reflect deeply on a subject; "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".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley