meditate on/upon

Definition of meditate on/upon

:to think about (something) carefully
  • She meditated on whether or not to return to school.
  • meditating upon the meaning of life

Word by Word Definitions

meditate play
  1. : to engage in contemplation or reflection

  2. : to engage in mental exercise (such as concentration on one's breathing or repetition of a mantra) for the purpose of reaching a heightened level of spiritual awareness

  3. : to focus one's thoughts on : reflect on or ponder over

upon play
  1. : on

  1. : on the surface : on it

  2. : thereafter, thereon


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