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Definition of the verb cogitate
What does cogitate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: cogitated | cogitating | cogitates
- consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in one's mind
- use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
- lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
- synonyms of cogitate: cerebrate / think
- more specific terms:
- puzzle over = try to solve
- rationalise / rationalize = think rationally
- think = have or formulate in the mind
- philosophise / philosophize = reason philosophically
- brainstorm = try to solve a problem by thinking intensely about it
- contemplate / excogitate / think over / chew over / mull over / speculate / meditate / ruminate / reflect / ponder / mull / muse = reflect deeply on a subject
- reason = think logically
- reason out / conclude / reason = decide by reasoning
- pass judgment / evaluate / judge = form a critical opinion of
- contemplate / meditate / study = think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
- plan = make plans for something
- associate / colligate / connect / link up / relate / tie in / link = make a logical or causal connection
- concentrate / center / centre / focus / rivet / pore = direct one's attention on something
- devote / give / pay = dedicate
- think about = have on one's mind, think about actively
- think = ponder
- think = decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting
Alternative definition of the verb cogitate
- [intransitive] To meditate, to ponder, to think deeply.
- [transitive] To consider, to devise.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for cogitate
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The Principles of Science (1913)
A Treatise on Logic and Scientific Method by William Stanley Jevons
To cogitate is the Latin co- agitare, resting on a like metaphor. Logic, also, is but another name for the same process, the ...
The Science of Thinking and Knowing by Lawrence Krader, Cyril Levitt
To cogitate is a kind of thinking; its cognate in Latin means "to join together"; and "to stir up the thoughts." The word for memory in Greek has the meaning, "to think strongly about." Thus ardor, powerful desire, and passion were connected by ...
by H.J. Davies
to cogitate, think,“ and hesitate. Fefe, s. [fege, fake-,1 the cuttle s . Feef' ee, a. a disease common in the islands, 8. species of the Elephantiasis, but not answering the description commonly given in medical books. Feetere, s. a cuttle ...
A Tahitian and English dictionary, with introductory remarks on the Polynesian language, and a short grammar of the Tahitian dialect (1978)
by Jerbert John Davies
to cogitate, think, hesitate. Feaaore, a thoughtless, unconcerned. Feapiti v. n. to halt between two opinions. Feaarua, v. n. the same as feaapiti, to hesitate between two ...
With an Appendix Embracing a Dictionary of Briticisms, Americanisms, Colloquial Phrases, Etc. ... by Bp. Samuel Fallows
Consider, meditate, theorize, cogitate [See Cogitate]. Speculation. Syn. Contemplation, consideration, weighing, thought, theory, scheme, hypothesis, view, conjecture. Ant. Realization, proof, fact, verification, certainty. Speech.
In which the Words are Explained in the Order of Their Natural Affinity, Independent of Alphabetical Arrangement; and the Signification of Each is Traced from Its Etymology ... to which are Added, an Introduction, Containing a New Grammar of the Language, and an Alphabetical Index, for the Ease of Consultation by David Booth
To Cogitate [See Agitate] is to consider attentively, to look at all sides of the subject, or, as the common phrase is, “to turn the thing in one's mind.” The famous tax of Vespasian was upon the Urine used in scouring; and, in the Egyptian ...
by George Byres Mainwaring
Cloth— Cogitate Coliabit— Come 473 Cloth diim dan; tam-dum; *yuk: sec "kd-je; *ki-jc; kd-ba: ka-den; "bap-li; *nam-z6; kd-dam; — a-fyiir; double cloth pra; a strong cl. a-hlam, dam hlum; short cl. (61 (61: cloth worn on privities td-lii fan; pd- zul; ...
by Sidney L. Landau
conceive, imagine, reason, remember, recollect, reflect, call to mind, consider, contemplate, cogitate, ponder, mull over,
think over reflect upon, ponder, weigh, mull, ruminate, peruse, study, deliberate, cogitate, meditate, ...
by Jae K. Shim, Joel G. Siegel, Marc H. Levine
"COGITATE", and "IMAG- lNIT." Examples of functional games include "MARKSIM ." "FINSIM." and "PERT-SIM". MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (MIS) A computer-hased or manual system which transforms data into information useful ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
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Video shows what cogitate means. To meditate, to ponder, to think deeply.. To consider, to devise.. Cogitate Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...
Scrabble value of C3O1G2I1T1A1T1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine