meditate\ upon

(millegi üle) mediteerima, mõtisklema

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  • meditate upon — index devote, focus, weigh Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • meditate — [c]/ˈmɛdəteɪt / (say meduhtayt) verb (meditated, meditating) –verb (i) 1. to engage in thought or contemplation; reflect: *I went out to swing in my hammock and meditate upon things in general. –miles franklin, 1901. 2. to discipline the mind so… …   Australian English dictionary

  • meditate — Synonyms and related words: be abstracted, brood, brood over, cerebrate, chaw, chew over, chew the cud, cogitate, con over, conceive, consider, contemplate, debate, deliberate, deliberate over, deliberate upon, design, devise, digest, envisage,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Meditate — Med i*tate, v. t. 1. To contemplate; to keep the mind fixed upon; to study. Blessed is the man that doth meditate good things. Ecclus. xiv. 20. [1913 Webster] 2. To purpose; to intend; to design; to plan by revolving in the mind; as, to meditate… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meditate on/upon — [phrasal verb] meditate on/upon (something) : to think about (something) carefully She meditated on whether or not to return to school. He was meditating upon the meaning of life. • • • Main Entry: ↑meditate …   Useful english dictionary

  • meditate — [med′ə tāt΄] vt. meditated, meditating [< L meditatus, pp. of meditari, to meditate: for base see MEDICAL] 1. Rare to reflect upon; study; ponder 2. to plan or intend vi. 1. to think deeply and continuously; reflect; muse 2. to engage …   English World dictionary

  • meditate — v. 1) to meditate deeply 2) (D; intr.) to meditate on, upon * * * [ medɪteɪt] upon (D; intr.) to meditate on to meditate deeply …   Combinatory dictionary

  • meditate — UK [ˈmedɪteɪt] / US [ˈmedɪˌteɪt] verb Word forms meditate : present tense I/you/we/they meditate he/she/it meditates present participle meditating past tense meditated past participle meditated 1) [intransitive] to make your mind empty of… …   English dictionary

  • meditate — med|i|tate [ˈmedıteıt] v [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of meditari] 1.) to think seriously and deeply about something meditate on/upon ▪ She sat quietly, meditating on the day s events. 2.) [I] to spend time sitting in a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • meditate — med|i|tate [ medı,teıt ] verb 1. ) intransitive to make your mind empty of thoughts or to concentrate on only one thing, in order to relax or as a religious exercise 2. ) intransitive or transitive to think about something carefully for a long… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • meditate on/upon — think carefully about something. → meditate …   English new terms dictionary

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