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1. meditate

verb. ['ˈmɛdəˌteɪt'] reflect deeply on a subject.

Synonyms

  • cogitate
  • theologise
  • cerebrate
  • chew over
  • speculate
  • mull over
  • wonder
  • premeditate
  • contemplate
  • puzzle
  • theologize
  • question
  • study
  • excogitate
  • bethink
  • ruminate
  • think
  • reflect
  • ponder
  • think over
  • consider
  • muse
  • mull

Antonyms

  • divest
  • answer
  • certainty
  • forget

Etymology

  • meditatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Meditate

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  • facilitate
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  • gestate
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Example sentences of the word meditate


1. Noun, singular or mass
Catholics pray and meditate as they visit each of the stations.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Others who meditate will think of the calm buzzing of the sitar instrument in Indian music.

3. Verb, base form
Lanterns are made from natural material such as wood or stone and provide a quite place to meditate.

Quotes containing the word meditate


1. God has already done everything He's going to do. The ball is now in your court. If you want success, if you want wisdom, if you want to be prosperous and healthy, you're going to have to do more than meditate and believe; you must boldly declare words of faith and victory over yourself and your family.
- Joel Osteen

2. I believe that reading and writing are the most nourishing forms of meditation anyone has so far found. By reading the writings of the most interesting minds in history, we meditate with our own minds and theirs as well. This to me is a miracle.
- Kurt Vonnegut, Palm Sunday: An Autobiographical Collage

3. When you know the knower within, you don't need to know further. When you know the meditator within, you don't need to meditate further. When you truly know the worshiper in you, you are to be worshiped.
- Amit Ray, Nonviolence: The Transforming Power

2. meditate

verb. ['ˈmɛdəˌteɪt'] think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes.

Synonyms

  • study
  • contemplate
  • cerebrate
  • think

Antonyms

  • hide
  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude

Etymology

  • meditatus (Latin)
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