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philosophize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Philosophy
philosophizephi‧los‧o‧phize (also philosophise British English) /fəˈlɒsəfaɪz $ -ˈlɑː-/ AWL verb [intransitive]  RPto talk about serious subjects in detail or for a long time
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philosophizeJon doesn't go in much for philosophizing.Such abstract philosophizing drives true poets around the bend, up the wall, and over the top.
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Verb table
philosophize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyphilosophize
he, she, itphilosophizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyphilosophized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave philosophized
he, she, ithas philosophized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad philosophized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill philosophize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have philosophized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam philosophizing
he, she, itis philosophizing
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you, we, theyare philosophizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas philosophizing
you, we, theywere philosophizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been philosophizing
he, she, ithas been philosophizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been philosophizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be philosophizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been philosophizing
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