verb (used without object)
to consider something deeply and thoroughly; meditate (often followed by over or upon).
verb (used with object)
to weigh carefully in the mind; consider thoughtfully:
He pondered his next words thoroughly.
when intr, sometimes foll by on or over. to give thorough or deep consideration (to); meditate (upon)
verb 1. (transitive) (Scots law) to restore (someone) to his or her former status, office, etc; rehabilitate
verb (used with object), popularized, popularizing. 1. to make popular: to popularize a dance. verb (transitive) 1. to make popular; make attractive to the general public 2. to make or cause to become easily understandable or acceptable
- Repetitive motion disorder
noun a painful condition caused by overuse of particular muscles, tendons, or nerves in repeated activities, such as keyboarding; also called cumulative trauma disorder , repetitive strain disorder , [repetitive strain injury], repetitive stress injury Examples Repetitive motion disorder is characterized by numbness, pain, and a wasting and weakening of muscles.
adjective 1. pertaining to or characterized by repetition. adjective 1. characterized by or given to unnecessary repetition; boring: dull, repetitive work