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

One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.