Definition of Muse

1. Noun. In ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science.

Generic synonyms: Greek Deity
Specialized synonyms: Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Melpomene, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, Urania



2. Verb. Reflect deeply on a subject. "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"

3. Noun. The source of an artist's inspiration. "Euterpe was his muse"
Generic synonyms: Germ, Seed, Source

Definition of Muse

1. n. A gap or hole in a hedge, hence, wall, or the like, through which a wild animal is accustomed to pass; a muset.

2. n. 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.

3. v. i. To think closely; to study in silence; to meditate.

4. v. t. To think on; to meditate on.

5. n. Contemplation which abstracts the mind from passing scenes; absorbing thought; hence, absence of mind; a brown study.

Definition of Muse

1. Proper noun. One of the nine Ancient Greek deities of the arts. ¹

2. Noun. A source of inspiration. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic) A poet. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To become lost in thought, to ponder. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To say (something) with due consideration or thought. ¹

6. Noun. An act of musing; a period of thoughtfulness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Muse

1. to ponder [v MUSED, MUSING, MUSES] - See also: ponder

Medical Definition of Muse

1. 1. 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. "Granville commands; your aid, O Muses, bring: What Muse for Granville can refuse to sing?" (Pope) The names of the Muses were Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Melpomene, Polymnia or Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, and Urania. 2. A particular power and practice of poetry. 3. A poet; a bard. Origin: F. Muse, L. Musa, Gr. Cf. Mosaic, Music. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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