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cogitate


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cogitate  \Cog"i*tate\,  v.  t. 
  To  think  over  to  plan 
 
  He  .  .  .  is  our  witness,  how  we  both  day  and  night, 
  revolving  in  our  minds,  did  cogitate  nothing  more  than 
  how  to  satisfy  the  parts  of  a  good  pastor.  --Foxe. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cogitate  \Cog"i*tate\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cogitated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Cogitating}.]  [L.  cogitatus  p.  p.  of  cogitare  to 
  reflect  upon  prob.  fr  co-  +  the  root  of  aio  I  say  hence 
  prop.,  to  discuss  with  one's  self  Cf  {Adage}.] 
  To  engage  in  continuous  thought;  to  think. 
 
  He  that  calleth  a  thing  into  his  mind,  whether  by 
  impression  or  recordation,  cogitateth  and  considereth 
  and  he  that  employeth  the  faculty  of  his  fancy  also 
  cogitateth  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cogitate 
  v  1:  consider  carefully  and  deeply;  reflect  upon  turn  over  in 
  one's  mind  [syn:  {deliberate}] 
  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;  "I've  been  thinking  all  day  and  getting 
  nowhere"  [syn:  {think},  {cerebrate}] 




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