Meditate meaning

mĕdĭ-tāt
To plan or intend.
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To think deeply and continuously; reflect; muse.
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To think or reflect, especially in a calm and deliberate manner.
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To engage in meditation regarding (a religious mystery, for example).
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To think or reflect, especially in a calm and deliberate manner.
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To reflect upon; study, contemplate, etc.
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Meditate is defined as to sit quietly and clear the mind or be deep in thought.

An example of meditate is sitting in a quiet room and focusing only on your breath.

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To engage in or practice meditation.
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(intransitive) To contemplate; to keep the mind fixed upon something; to study.
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(intransitive) To sit or lie down and come to a deep rest while still remaining conscious.
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To plan in the mind; intend.
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Origin of meditate

  • Latin meditārī meditāt- med- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin meditatus, past participle of meditari (“to think or reflect upon, consider, design, purpose, intend"), in form as if frequentative of mederi (“to heal, to cure, to remedy"); in sense and in form near to Greek μελεταν (meletan, “to care for, attend to, study, practise, etc.")

    From Wiktionary