philosophise
British variant of philosophize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • philosophise — (Brit.) v. think or reason like a philosopher, moralize, express truisms, rationalize, intellectualize (also philosophize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • philosophise — verb (UK/Australia/New Zealand) …   Wiktionary

  • philosophise — phi|los|o|phise [ fı lasə,faız ] a British spelling of philosophize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • philosophise — UK [fɪˈlɒsəfaɪz] / US [fɪˈlɑsəˌfaɪz] philosophize …   English dictionary

  • philosophise — /fəˈlɒsəfaɪz/ (say fuh losuhfuyz) verb (i) (philosophised, philosophising) 1. to speculate or theorise; moralise. 2. to think or reason as or in the manner of a philosopher. Also, philosophize. –philosophiser, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • philosophise — verb reason philosophically • Syn: ↑philosophize • Derivationally related forms: ↑philosophiser, ↑philosophy, ↑philosophizer (for: ↑philosophize), ↑philosophy …   Useful english dictionary

  • philosophised — philosophise (Brit.) v. think or reason like a philosopher, moralize, express truisms, rationalize, intellectualize (also philosophize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • philosophises — philosophise (Brit.) v. think or reason like a philosopher, moralize, express truisms, rationalize, intellectualize (also philosophize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • philosophising — philosophise (Brit.) v. think or reason like a philosopher, moralize, express truisms, rationalize, intellectualize (also philosophize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • philosopher — [ filɔzɔfe ] v. intr. <conjug. : 1> • 1380 ; lat. philosophari 1 ♦ Penser, raisonner sur des questions, des problèmes philosophiques. « Cicéron dit que philosopher ce n est autre chose que s apprêter à la mort » (Montaigne). « Se moquer de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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