Synonyms and Antonyms of contemplate
- She contemplated the problem for several hours before reaching a decision.
beat one's brains out (about), chew on, cudgel one's brains (about), look at
- He waited patiently, contemplating revenge all the while.
Synonym Discussion of contemplate
- refused even to consider my proposal
- study the plan closely
- contemplate the consequences of refusing
- weigh the pros and cons of the case
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