Meaning of PERPEND in English



Pronunciation: ( ˌ )p ə r- ' pend

Function: verb

Etymology: Middle English, from Latin perpendere, from per- thoroughly + pendere to weigh ― more at PER- , PENDANT

Date: 15th century

transitive verb : to reflect on carefully : PONDER

intransitive verb : to be attentive : REFLECT

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