What does the word philosophize mean?

Usage examples for philosophize

  1. For to fly and philosophize were one thing, and to philosophize in prison were another. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  2. It was rather a long wait- nearly two hours- during which I had ample leisure to philosophize to the top of my bent. – The Opinions of a Philosopher by Robert Grant
  3. He was wearied at Brook Farm by the philosophical discussions of George Ripley and his friends, and took to walking in the country lanes, where he could contemplate and philosophize in his own fashion,- which after all proved to be more fruitful than theirs. – The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns