[ pon-der ]
Part of SpeechverbOrigin + Etymology
Middle English; from the Old French ponderer "consider," from the Latin ponderare, "weigh, reflect on," from pondus, ponder- "weight"
verbto weigh carefully in the mind; consider thoughtfully
verbA) He enjoyed watching meaningful movies that caused him to ponder what life is all about. B) Jenny is a great decision maker; she always takes time to ponder each outcome.