Definitions for deliberatedɪˈlɪb ər ɪt; -əˌreɪt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word deliberate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deliberate, calculated, measured(adj)

    carefully thought out in advance

    "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony"

  2. careful, deliberate, measured(verb)

    unhurried and with care and dignity

    "walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed"

  3. consider, debate, moot, turn over, deliberate(verb)

    think about carefully; weigh

    "They considered the possibility of a strike"; "Turn the proposal over in your mind"

  4. debate, deliberate(verb)

    discuss the pros and cons of an issue

Wiktionary

  1. deliberate(Verb)

    To consider carefully.

    It is now time for the jury to deliberate the guilt of the defendant.

  2. deliberate(Adjective)

    Done on purpose; intentional.

    Tripping me was deliberate action.

  3. deliberate(Adjective)

    Of a person, weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or decision; carefully considering the probable consequences of a step; circumspect; slow in determining.

    The jury took eight hours to come to its deliberate verdict.

  4. deliberate(Adjective)

    Formed with deliberation; well-advised; carefully considered; not sudden or rash.

    The opinion resulted in a deliberate measure.

  5. deliberate(Adjective)

    Not hasty or sudden; slow.

    The prime minister resided over the cautious, deliberate action.

  6. Origin: From deliberatus, past participle of delibero, from de + *, libro, from *, libra; see librate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deliberate(adj)

    weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or decision; carefully considering the probable consequences of a step; circumspect; slow in determining; -- applied to persons; as, a deliberate judge or counselor

  2. Deliberate(adj)

    formed with deliberation; well-advised; carefully considered; not sudden or rash; as, a deliberate opinion; a deliberate measure or result

  3. Deliberate(adj)

    not hasty or sudden; slow

  4. Deliberate(verb)

    to weigh in the mind; to consider the reasons for and against; to consider maturely; to reflect upon; to ponder; as, to deliberate a question

  5. Deliberate(verb)

    to take counsel with one's self; to weigh the arguments for and against a proposed course of action; to reflect; to consider; to hesitate in deciding; -- sometimes with on, upon, about, concerning

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'deliberate' in Adjectives Frequency: #853


Translations for deliberate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • наўмысныBelarusian
  • обмислям, обмислен, умишлен, преднамеренBulgarian
  • deliberatCatalan, Valencian
  • váhavý, záměrný, neuspěchaný, zvažovat, úmyslný, rozvážný, promyšlenýCzech
  • bevidst, langsom, overveje, velovervejet, rolig, gennemtænkt, overlagt, sindigDanish
  • wohlerwogen, absichtlich, überlegt, bedachtsam, bewusst, vorsichtig, erwägen, wohlüberlegt, überlegen, beraten, vorsätzlich, bedacht, abwägenGerman
  • deliberado, deliberar, a propósitoSpanish
  • harkitseva, tarkoituksellinen, harkita, verkkainen, puntaroida, harkittu, pohtia, tahallinenFinnish
  • délibérer, concerté, délibéréFrench
  • meòraichScottish Gaelic
  • deliberado, deliberarGalician
  • מכווןHebrew
  • megfontolt, szándékos, megfontolHungarian
  • sengajaIndonesian
  • 熟慮する, 思慮深い, 作為的, 慎重, 故意Japanese
  • mauritau, whakaraupeka, ngarahuMāori
  • намеренMacedonian
  • opzettelijke, weloverwogen, doordacht, doordachte, doordenken, beraadslagen, met opzet, overwegen, opzettelijkDutch
  • overveid, veloverveid, med viljeNorwegian
  • umyślny, zamierzonyPolish
  • proposital, deliberado, deliberar, de propósito, intencional, calculadoPortuguese
  • delibera, consfătuiRomanian
  • осторожный, осмотрительный, размеренный, обдумывать, преднамеренный, осознанный, взвешенный, намеренный, неспешный, умышленный, обдуманный, рассудительныйRussian
  • namjeran, намјеран, nameran, намеранSerbo-Croatian
  • úmyselný, zámernýSlovak
  • namerenSlovene
  • medveten, överlägga, rådslå, avsiktligSwedish
  • навмисний, умиснийUkrainian

Get even more translations for deliberate »

Translation

Find a translation for the deliberate definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these deliberate definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"deliberate." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 30 Jan. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/deliberate>.

Are we missing a good definition for deliberate?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for deliberate: