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cogitate

cog·i·tate

cogitate

 
pronunciation:
ka jih teIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: cogitated, cogitates, cogitating
definition: to think over something carefully or at length.
I'll need to cogitate for a while before I give you my decision.
synonyms:
consider, contemplate, meditate, mull, muse, ponder, reflect, ruminate
similar words:
brood, cerebrate, deliberate, dwell, reason, study, think
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to give careful consideration to; think over.
synonyms:
consider, contemplate, deliberate, mull, ponder, ruminate, think, weigh
similar words:
cerebrate, chew, reason
derivations: cogitatingly (adv.), cogitator (n.)