Definition of Premeditated

1. Adjective. Characterized by deliberate purpose and some degree of planning. "A premeditated crime"




Definition of Premeditated

1. Verb. (past of premeditate) ¹

2. Adjective. Planned, considered or estimated in advance; deliberate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Premeditated

1. premeditate [v] - See also: premeditate

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Literary usage of Premeditated

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1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
""premeditated," as used with relation to homicide, implies that the act Is done In pursuance of a prior intention; a predetermination. State v. ..."

2. A Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American by Henry Campbell Black (1910)
"Every homicide, perpetrated by poison, lying in wait, or any other kind of willful, deliberate, malicious, and premeditated killing; or committed in the ..."

3. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"A premeditated Crime By Lord Robert Cecil British Under Secretary of State for Foreign ... Not only was this premeditated—there was no provocation whatever. ..."

4. Draft of a Penal Code for the State of New York by David Dudley Field, William Curtis Noyes, Alexander Warfield Bradford (1864)
"A premeditated design to injure, disfigure or disable, sufficient to constitute maiming, ... The Revised Statutes required "a premeditated design evinced, ..."

5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1918)
"i, the court was divided on a charge given by the trial court defining premeditated design. The charge given was the following: "No specific time is ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"After the first speech the person accused of premeditated homicide was mercifully permitted to go into exile, ¡n which case hi* property ..."

7. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"... people on the Second Lesson for the day, just as I had premeditated. THE REGISTERS OF THE STATIONERS' COMPANY. (Continued from p. 204.) 15 Jan. ..."

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