HyperDic: meditate

English > 2 senses of the word meditate:
VERBcognitionmeditate, chew over, think over, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculatereflect deeply on a subject / subject
cognitionmeditate, study, contemplatethink intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
meditate > pronunciation
Soundsmeh'dahtey.t
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English > meditate: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningReflect deeply on a subject / subject.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymschew over, think over, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, 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
Adjectivesmeditativedeeply or seriously thoughtful
Nounsmeditationcontinuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject / subject or series of subjects / subjects of a deep or abstruse nature
English > meditate: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningThink intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsstudy, contemplate
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
Adjectivesmeditativedeeply or seriously thoughtful
Nounsmeditationcontinuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject / subject or series of subjects / subjects of a deep or abstruse nature
meditation(religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)

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