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Definition of philosophize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

philosophize

 verb
verb
NAmE//fəˈlɑsəˌfaɪz//
 
[intransitive] philosophize (about/on something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they philosophize
 
he / she / it philosophizes
 
past simple philosophized
 
-ing form philosophizing
 
 
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to talk about something in a serious way, especially when other people think this is boring He spent the evening philosophizing on the meaning of life.
 philosophizing
 
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noun [uncountable]
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