contemplate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to consider attentively and thoughtfully. See Synonyms at see1.
    • To consider carefully and at size; meditate on or ponder: contemplated the issue from all sides; contemplated the mystery of Jesus.
    • to possess in mind as an intention or chance: contemplate wedding; required by the accident to contemplate pension.
    • To look at on all sides or in all its bearings; to view or think about with continued interest; to consider with deliberate care; to meditate on; to analyze.
    • to take into account or have in view, as contingent or likely; to check forward to; to purpose; to plan.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To ponder; meditate.
    • To consider or believe studiously; to ponder; to reflect; to muse; to meditate.
  • verb:
    • To think about something in a concentrated fashion or for a long time frame. To believe deeply about anything; to ponder or start thinking about.
    • to take into account as a chance.
    • consider as possible
    • have a look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought
    • think intently and also at size, for spiritual reasons
    • reflect deeply on a subject
  • others:
    • To view, have a look at, or observe with continued interest.
    • To consider with continued interest; exhibit upon; ponder; research; meditate on.
    • To consider or have in view, as a future work or occasion; intend.
    • To view; consider.
    • Synonyms to take into account, meditate upon, muse upon, mirror upon, ponder; dwell upon, consider. To develop, plan, function.
    • To think studiously; study; muse; meditate; consider intentionally.

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