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Definition 1: discuss the pros and cons of an issue - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for deliberate in the sense of this definition

(deliberate is a kind of ...) speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion

"We discussed our household budget"

(... is a kind of deliberate ) subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation

"vex the subject of the death penalty"

Definition 2: think about carefully; weigh - [verb of communication]

Samples where deliberate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They considered the possibility of a strike
  • Turn the proposal over in your mind

Synonyms for deliberate in the sense of this definition

(deliberate is a kind of ...) speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion

"We discussed our household budget"

(... is a kind of deliberate ) deliberate or decide

"See whether you can come tomorrow" "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?"

(... is a kind of deliberate ) consider, ponder, or plan (an action) beforehand

"premeditated murder"

(... is a kind of deliberate ) argue with one another

"We debated the question of abortion" "John debated Mary"

(... is a kind of deliberate ) engage in deep thought, consideration, or debate

"I wrestled with this decision for years"

(... is a kind of deliberate ) consider and reconsider carefully

"Think twice before you have a child"

(deliberate has a similar meaning as ...) give careful consideration to

"consider the possibility of moving"

Definition 3: carefully thought out in advance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where deliberate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a calculated insult
  • with measured irony
  • he made a deliberate decision not to respond negatively

Synonyms for deliberate in the sense of this definition

(deliberate is similar to ...) resulting from one's intentions

"your intended trip abroad" "an intended insult"

Definition 4: unhurried and with care and dignity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where deliberate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • walking at the same measured pace
  • with all deliberate speed

Synonyms for deliberate in the sense of this definition

(deliberate is similar to ...) relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste

"people strolling about in an unhurried way" "an unhurried walk" "spoke in a calm and unhurried voice"

Definition 5: characterized by conscious design or purpose - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where deliberate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • intentional damage
  • a knowing act of fraud
  • a deliberate attempt to provoke a response

Synonyms for deliberate in the sense of this definition

(deliberate is similar to ...) resulting from one's intentions

"your intended trip abroad" "an intended insult"

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