Cogitate meaning

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The definition of cogitate means to think very deeply and seriously about something.

Carefully considering a marriage proposal is an example of to cogitate.

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To take careful thought or think carefully about; ponder.
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To think seriously and deeply (about); ponder; meditate; consider.
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(intransitive) To meditate, to ponder, to think deeply.
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To consider, to devise.
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Origin of cogitate

  • Latin cōgitāre cōgitāt- co- intensive pref. co– agitāre to consider agitate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From cōgitāt-, the perfect passive participial stem of the Latin cōgitō (“I think”).

    From Wiktionary