HyperDic: contemplate

English > 4 senses of the word contemplate:
VERBperceptioncontemplatelook at thoughtfully
cognitioncontemplateconsider as a possibility
cognitioncontemplate, study, meditatethink intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
cognitioncontemplate, chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculatereflect deeply on a subject / subject
contemplate > pronunciation
Soundskaa'ntahmpley.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > contemplate: 4 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaninglook at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"contemplate one's navel"
Broaderview, consider, look atlook at carefully
Spanishconsiderar, contemplar
Catalancontemplar
Nounscontemplationa long and thoughtful observation
contemplationa calm, lengthy, intent consideration
English > contemplate: 4 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningConsider as a possibility.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
Example"I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job"
Narrowerentertain, think of, toy with, flirt with, think aboutTake into consideration, have in view
Broaderconsider, take, deal, look atTake into consideration for exemplifying purposes
Spanishcontemplar
Catalancontemplar
Nounscontemplationa calm, lengthy, intent consideration
English > contemplate: 4 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningThink intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsstudy, meditate
Broaderthink, cogitate, cerebrateUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Spanishcontemplar, estudiar, meditar
Catalancontemplar, meditar
Adjectivescontemplativedeeply or seriously thoughtful
Nounscontemplationa calm, lengthy, intent consideration
English > contemplate: 4 senses > verb 4, cognition
MeaningReflect deeply on a subject / subject.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymschew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate
NarrowerbethinkConsider or ponder something carefully
cogitateConsider carefully and deeply
introspectReflect on one's own thoughts and feelings
premeditateThink or reflect beforehand or in advance
puzzleBe uncertain about
study, considerGive careful consideration to
theologize, theologisemake theoretical speculations about theology or discuss theological subjects
wonder, questionplace in doubt or express doubtful speculation
Broaderthink, cogitate, cerebrateUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Spanishcavilar, considerar, especular, meditar, ponderar, reflexionar, rumiar
Catalanespecular, meditar, ponderar, reflexionar, rumiar
Adjectivescontemplativedeeply or seriously thoughtful
Nounscontemplationa calm, lengthy, intent consideration

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