Definition of Contemplate

1. Verb. Look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought. "Contemplate one's navel"

Generic synonyms: Consider, Look At, View
Derivative terms: Contemplation, Contemplation



2. Verb. Consider as a possibility. "I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job"
Specialized synonyms: Entertain, Flirt With, Think About, Think Of, Toy With
Generic synonyms: Consider, Deal, Look At, Take
Derivative terms: Contemplation

3. Verb. Think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes. "He is meditating in his study"
Exact synonyms: Meditate, Study
Generic synonyms: Cerebrate, Cogitate, Think
Derivative terms: Contemplation, Contemplative, Meditation, Meditation, Meditative, Study, Study

4. Verb. Reflect deeply on a subject. "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"

Definition of Contemplate

1. v. t. To look at on all sides or in all its bearings; to view or consider with continued attention; to regard with deliberate care; to meditate on; to study.

2. v. i. To consider or think studiously; to ponder; to reflect; to muse; to meditate.

Definition of Contemplate

1. Verb. To think about something in a concentrated manner or for an extended period of time. To think deeply about something; to ponder or consider. ¹

2. Verb. To consider as a possibility. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Contemplate

1. [v -PLATED, -PLATING, -PLATES]

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