Definition of meditate
- He meditated long and hard before announcing his decision.
- He was meditating his past achievements.
He meditates for an hour every morning.
I've been meditating a career change for months.
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chew over, cogitate, consider, contemplate, debate, deliberate, entertain, eye, kick around, mull (over), perpend, ponder, pore (over), question, revolve, ruminate, study, think (about or over), turn, weigh, wrestle (with);
beat one's brains out (about), chew on, cudgel one's brains (about), look at;
: to spend time in quiet thought for religious purposes or relaxation
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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