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Synonyms for meditate
ˈmɛd ɪˌteɪtmed·i·tate

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. meditate

    An individual considers, meditates, ponders, reflects, by himself; he weighs a matter in his own mind, and is sometimes said even to debate with himself. Consult and confer always imply two or more persons, as does debate, unless expressly limited as above. Confer suggests the interchange of counsel, advice, or information; consult indicates almost exclusively the receiving of it. A man confers with his associates about a new investment; he consults his physician about his health; he may confer with him on matters of general interest. He consults a dictionary, but does not confer with it. Deliberate, which can be applied to a single individual, is also the word for a great number, while consult is ordinarily limited to a few; a committee consults; an assembly deliberates. Deliberating always carries the idea of slowness; consulting is compatible with haste; we can speak of a hasty consultation, not of a hasty deliberation. Debate implies opposing views; deliberate, simply a gathering and balancing of all facts and reasons. We consider or deliberate with a view to action, while meditation may be quite purposeless.

    Synonyms:
    confer, consider, consult, debate, deliberate, ponder, reflect, weigh

    Preposition:
    We deliberate on or upon, also about or concerning a matter: the first two are preferable.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. meditate

    Synonyms:
    think, cogitate, purpose, ruminate, contemplate, plan, revolve, consider

    Antonyms:
    execute, enact, complete, consummate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculateverb

    reflect deeply on a subject

    "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"

    Synonyms:
    hypothecate, shine, contemplate, theorise, speculate, theorize, reflect, chew over, excogitate, suppose, hypothesise, formulate, devise, mull over, study, contrive, ponder, invent, muse, ruminate, hypothesize, forge, reverberate, mull, conjecture, job, think over

  2. study, meditate, contemplateverb

    think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes

    "He is meditating in his study"

    Synonyms:
    contemplate, study, speculate, consider, reflect, chew over, excogitate, learn, canvass, analyse, read, hit the books, think over, ruminate, ponder, muse, take, mull, canvas, analyze, mull over, examine

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  1. reminateadjective

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. meditateverb

    Synonyms:
    contemplate, muse, ponder, cogitate, reflect, think

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How to use meditate in a sentence?

  1. Jessica Dilullo Herrin:

    I use the Sleep Well App, an app that helps sleep and insomnia through hypnosis, all the time to help me sleep and meditate before I go to bed.

  2. Joel S. Goldsmith:

    I am not certain of the exact wording or the book it is in, but the essence of the statement is, When you meditate you facilitate the growth of the entire world. I have searched the internet but have not found it. It is such a profound statement it deserves to be listed with his other quotations, and he even said it before RUPERT SHELDRAKE POSTULATED MORPHOGENETIC RESONANCE.

  3. Swami Sivanada:

    Life is short. Time is fleeting. Realize the Self. Purity of the heart is the gateway to God. Aspire. Renounce. Meditate. Be good do good. Be kind be compassionate. Inquire, know Thyself.

  4. Alexia Brue:

    We also need to get out the message that it’s as important to unplug and to, say, meditate as it is to be always and immediately responsive.

  5. Benjamin W. Decker:

    Set yourself up for success by preparing a sacred space to set the tone for your practice, and it's helpful to establish some level of consistency. For some, that means taking time during their commute to meditate and journal. For others, that means sitting on the back porch early in the morning or meditating for a few minutes on the couch. Still others will have a sacred corner with an altar, including an image of Christ, a few candles, and a place to store your journal.


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