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Definition 1: reflect deeply on a subject - [verb of cognition]

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

  • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
  • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
  • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

Synonyms for meditate in the sense of this definition

(meditate is a kind of ...) use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments

"I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"

(... is a kind of meditate ) think or reflect beforehand or in advance

"I rarely premeditate, which is a mistake"

(... is a kind of meditate ) make theoretical speculations about theology or discuss theological subjects

(... is a kind of meditate ) reflect on one's own thoughts and feelings

(... is a kind of meditate ) consider or ponder something carefully

"She bethought her of their predicament"

(... is a kind of meditate ) consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in one's mind

(... is a kind of meditate ) place in doubt or express doubtful speculation

"I wonder whether this was the right thing to do" "she wondered whether it would snow tonight"

(... is a kind of meditate ) be uncertain about; think about without fully understanding or being able to decide

"We puzzled over her sudden departure"

(... is a kind of meditate ) give careful consideration to

"consider the possibility of moving"

Definition 2: think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes - [verb of cognition]

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

  • He is meditating in his study

Synonyms for meditate in the sense of this definition

(meditate is a kind of ...) use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments

"I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"

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