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Definition of the verb cogitate

What does cogitate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: cogitated | cogitating | cogitates

  1. consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in one's mind
  2. use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments

Alternative definition of the verb cogitate


  1. [intransitive] To meditate, to ponder, to think deeply.
  2. [transitive] To consider, to devise.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for cogitate

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Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewNoetics (2010)

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 ...

Google previewA Tahitian and English dictionary (1978)

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 ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms... (1898)

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.

Google previewAn Analytical Dictionary of the English Language (1835)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of the Lepcha-Language (1898)

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; ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

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, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of International Business Terms (1998)

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 ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

commode, dresser, highboy, lowboy, tallboy chest of tools kit chest sound rale, wheeze chesty asthmatic chevron stripe chevrotain of Malaya napu chew cogitate, crunch, damage, deliberate, gnaw, grind, masticate, mumble, munch, nibble, ...

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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.

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