meditate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To think on; contemplate.
    • To plan inside brain; intend: meditated a trip to her girl.
    • To contemplate; to keep your head fixed upon; to study.
    • To purpose; to intend; to create; to prepare by revolving into the mind.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • Buddhism & Hinduism To train, peaceful, or bare your head, often by achieving an altered condition, as by emphasizing just one object.
    • To engage in devotional contemplation, particularly prayer.
    • to believe or mirror, especially in a calm and deliberate manner.
    • to help keep the mind in circumstances of contemplation; to live on such a thing in idea; to consider really; to muse; to cogitate; to reflect.
  • verb:
    • To consider; maintain your brain fixed upon; to study.
    • To sit or lie down and arrive at a deep rest while still staying mindful.
    • mirror profoundly on an interest
    • believe intently at length, as for religious purposes
  • others:
    • To think abstractedly; engage in psychological contemplation; revolve a topic when you look at the mind; cogitate; ruminate.
    • to consider completely an idea or strategy; participate in preparation or contriving; fix a person's ideas with reference to an effect or summary: followed by on or upon.
    • Synonyms to think about, mirror. See list under contemplate, v. t.
    • To plan; design; plan.
    • to believe on; revolve in head; consider.
    • to see thoughtfully or intently; consider vigilantly; watch.
    • Synonyms To create, concoct.
    • To contemplate, ruminate, revolve, research.

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