Synonyms for contemplate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : kon-tuhm-pleyt, -tem-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkɒn təmˌpleɪt, -tɛm-

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Définition of contemplate

Origin :
  • 1590s, from Latin contemplatus, past participle of contemplari "survey, observe" (see contemplation). Related: Contemplated; contemplating.
  • verb think about seriously; plan
  • verb gaze at
Example sentences :
  • Now and then she would stop suddenly to contemplate the vision she had created.
  • Extract from : « Life and Death of Harriett Frean » by May Sinclair
  • I was resolved that if he did contemplate such injustice, I should put a stop to it.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • Those who contemplate such a step should pray for God's guidance.
  • Extract from : « An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism » by Joseph Stump
  • That part of your friend which it is your privilege to contemplate in your adversity.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • What a noble end and aim it was to contemplate in the attainment truly!
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • It is desirable that you should contemplate it in its true proportions.
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • He must contemplate what the Hebrew poets call the works of His hands.
  • Extract from : « A Dish Of Orts » by George MacDonald
  • I tried to contemplate the death-struggle with equanimity, but could not.
  • Extract from : « Wilfrid Cumbermede » by George MacDonald
  • Are these exertions that Imogen ought to contemplate with indifference?
  • Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin
  • You contemplate them from a height, and rail at them with a most impressive bitterness.
  • Extract from : « Barnaby Rudge » by Charles Dickens

Antonyms for contemplate

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