The definition of deliberate is doing something on purpose and with careful thought.(adjective)
To deliberate is to think about or discuss something until you reach a conclusion.(verb)
An example of to deliberate is what is done by a jury during a trial.
See deliberate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < L deliberatus, pp. of deliberare, to consider, weigh well < de-, intens. + librare, to weigh < libra, a scales
See deliberate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin dēlīberātus
Origin: , past participle of dēlīberāre, to consider, weigh
Origin: : dē-, de-
Origin: + lībrāre, to balance (from lībra, a balance, scales).
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