from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To speculate in a philosophical manner.
- intransitive v. To set forth or express a moralistic, often superficial philosophy.
- transitive v. To consider (a matter) from a philosophical standpoint.
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- v. To philosophically ponder or reason out.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To reason like a philosopher; to search into the reason and nature of things; to investigate phenomena, and assign rational causes for their existence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To think or reason about the subjects of philosophy; meditate upon or discuss the fundamental principles of being, knowledge, or conduct; reason after the manner of philosophers; form or attempt to form a philosophical system or theory. Also spelled philosophise.
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- v. reason philosophically
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