look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought
"contemplate one's navel"
consider as a possibility
"I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job"
study, meditate, contemplate(verb)
think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
"He is meditating in his study"
chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate(verb)
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"
To think about something in a concentrated manner or for an extended period of time. To think deeply about something; to ponder or consider.
To consider as a possibility.
I contemplated doing the project myself, but it would have taken too long.
to look at on all sides or in all its bearings; to view or consider with continued attention; to regard with deliberate care; to meditate on; to study
to consider or have in view, as contingent or probable; to look forward to; to purpose; to intend
to consider or think studiously; to ponder; to reflect; to muse; to meditate
Contemplate (The Reason You Exist) is Kai Tracid's third artist album, released on 24 February 2003.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kon′tem-plāt, or kon-tem′plāt, v.t. to consider or look at attentively: to meditate on or study: to intend.—v.i. to think seriously: to meditate (with on, upon).—adj. Contemp′lable.—ns. Contem′plant, Contemp′latist; Contemplā′tion, continued study of a particular subject: a meditation written, or a subject for such.—adj. and n. Contem′plative, given to contemplation.—adv. Contem′platively.—ns. Contem′plativeness; Con′templātor, one who contemplates: a student. [L. contemplāri, -ātus, to mark out carefully a templum or place for auguries—con, sig. completeness, and templum. See Consider and Temple.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'contemplate' in Verbs Frequency: #812
The numerical value of contemplate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of contemplate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
By taking the time to contemplate where you are and where you want to be, you greatly empower yourself. It's a wonderful opportunity to finally set in motion the changes you want in your life."
I wanted to do a mastectomy on that right side, and then from there, you have to then contemplate, 'Well, should I do a prophylactic mastectomy on the other side that does not have cancer?' many women have this thought, but I feel for a younger woman -- and I identify as a young survivor -- you have longer to live, therefore you have a greater chance of recurrence just by the mere fact that you're going to be alive longer.
As far as any candidate that I think has shown an interest, Run Joe would be by and far the one person that I would get out and support wholeheartedly, we are asking and Bruce Hunter's saying,' I'm not even going to contemplate that till after the midterms,'.
I want (viewers) to contemplate the mystery of what I'm presenting, because people don't know how I did it or what it is or why it is. I'd like them to enjoy that mystery and make it their own.
I have decided that suicide is completely out of the question. I refuse to end the suffering of others... No, I must contemplate homicide and end the suffering of one... ME!!!
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- pohtia, pohdiskella, suunnitella, mietiskelläFinnish
- envisager, étudier, contemplerFrench
- cnuasaich, meòraichScottish Gaelic
- चिंतन करेंHindi
- elmélkedik, szemlélHungarian
- chibzui, contempla, cugetaRomanian
- غور کرناUrdu
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