Synonyms for cogitate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : koj-i-teyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkɒdʒ ɪˌteɪt

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Définition of cogitate

Origin :
  • late 16c., from Latin cogitatus, past participle of cogitare "to think" (see cogitation). Related: Cogitated; cogitating.
  • verb think deeply about
Example sentences :
  • Father Brown seemed to cogitate; he lifted a little whitebait on his fork.
  • Extract from : « The Wisdom of Father Brown » by G. K. Chesterton
  • But he did not stop to cogitate either one way or the other.
  • Extract from : « The Rhodesian » by Gertrude Page
  • Here in Topeka there was nothing to do but cogitate and reflect.
  • Extract from : « The Wind Before the Dawn » by Dell H. Munger
  • I often cogitate over what accident must have befallen Jacob Canfield.
  • Extract from : « Two Wonderful Detectives » by Harlan Page Halsey
  • Let me see; let me think, reflect, cogitate, tickle the thinker.
  • Extract from : « The Varmint » by Owen Johnson
  • In every syllogism I first cogitate a rule (the major) by means of the understanding.
  • Extract from : « The Critique of Pure Reason » by Immanuel Kant
  • Obviously he must reach some point of safety and then cogitate.
  • Extract from : « Indian and Scout » by F. S. Brereton
  • And here he again broke off the conversation, and left Madam Kramm to cogitate upon this strange story for another week.
  • Extract from : « A Hungarian Nabob » by Maurus Jkai
  • Murad thereupon returned to Brusa to cogitate over new enterprises and to organize his forces.
  • Extract from : « The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay » by Lord Eversley
  • We cogitate in it merely its relation to an arbitrarily assumed unit, in relation to which it is greater than any number.
  • Extract from : « The Critique of Pure Reason » by Immanuel Kant

Antonyms for cogitate

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