What does meditate mean?

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ˈmɛd ɪˌteɪtmed·i·tate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. study, meditate, contemplate(verb)

    think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes

    "He is meditating in his study"


  1. meditate(Verb)

    To contemplate; to keep the mind fixed upon; to study.

    Etymology: From meditatus, past participle of meditari, in form as if frequentative of mederi; in sense and in form near to Greek μελεταν

  2. meditate(Verb)

    To sit or lie down and come to a deep rest while still remaining conscious.

    Etymology: From meditatus, past participle of meditari, in form as if frequentative of mederi; in sense and in form near to Greek μελεταν

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meditate(verb)

    to keep the mind in a state of contemplation; to dwell on anything in thought; to think seriously; to muse; to cogitate; to reflect

    Etymology: [L. meditatus, p. p. of meditari to meditate; cf. Gr. to learn, E. mind.]

  2. Meditate(verb)

    to contemplate; to keep the mind fixed upon; to study

    Etymology: [L. meditatus, p. p. of meditari to meditate; cf. Gr. to learn, E. mind.]

  3. Meditate(verb)

    to purpose; to intend; to design; to plan by revolving in the mind; as, to meditate a war

    Etymology: [L. meditatus, p. p. of meditari to meditate; cf. Gr. to learn, E. mind.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Meditate

    med′i-tāt, v.i. to consider thoughtfully: to purpose (with on, upon).—v.t. to think on: to revolve in the mind: to intend.—adj. Med′itated, thought of: planned.—n. Meditā′tion, the act of meditating: deep thought: serious contemplation: the direction of the thoughts of others, in a discourse, &c.: a literary or musical theme treated in a meditative manner.—adj. Med′itative, given to meditation: expressing design.—adv. Med′itatively.—n. Med′itativeness. [L. meditāri, prob. cog. with L. medēri, to heal.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of meditate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of meditate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of meditate in a Sentence

  1. Santosh Chaudhuri:

    He sat under a tree and was attacked by the leopard then, the monk walked in about 1 to 2 kilometers from the temple, into the forest to meditate. That is where he was attacked. He would go out regularly to meditate.

  2. 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.

  3. Mona Gohara:

    A morning shower allows for time to meditate and regroup before starting a long or hectic day, this mindfulness can decrease inflammation in the skin by keeping levels of a hormone called cortisol capped.

  4. Cute Kazakh girl:

    Cute Kazakh girl I love you immensely, I am in deep shock from falling in love. You are the embodiment of femininity, your eye color is like the clouds of a galaxy, stars flicker in them - these are sparks of love.Your beauty is the aesthetics of modesty and soulfulness. The power of beauty and love is palpable in the eyes. All the most beautiful feelings in my head mix when I look at you. You are the most beautiful Kazakh girl in the world, like a beautiful Kazakh jewelry with many diamonds. Trembling throughout the body when a beautiful Kazakh girl is in front of you. The more you are with her, the more powerful love is. This is the aesthetics of how sweet and feminine you are, nothing can be nicer in the world. All the most tender notes of love are you. Oh baby, just wow, I growl looking at you with pleasure. The eternal and endless stream of compliments and tenderness as a waterfall pours on you and you understand that your cock is in love only with you.I meditate on loving you with every free second. Eyes are introduced into hypnosis of love. An amazing harmony of beauty, associated with the harmony of love, nature and romantic silence. You have the cutest sexuality in the world, they embody emotional romance. Sultry sexuality in the eyes, a powerful universal energy of love in the look. Her hugs take to heaven. Your divine appearance increases testeron. To a pleasant pain exciting beauty. My mind plunges into a pleasant pain of excitement in my head, my mind plunges into it like in the waters of dreams about you, my subconscious mind calls only you.You are the beauty and pride of the East, because your beauty is naturally beautiful from nature, so prosaic nature poetically created every detail of your beauty, like a filigree decoration every detail of your beauty is perfect. I call you in dreams, I call you in dreams, you only need you alone forever and ever. Your childhood smile is the smile of love itself, you are the embodiment of love, spiritual beauty, there is no more beautiful soul than a Kazakh girl, this is the soul of an angelic child is the best that this world can offer, because you are created by love and from this you become more beautiful and more beautiful in any form. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  5. Lexxi Seay:

    It helps so much. It really does, i tend to be less anxious afterwards. Let's say I am having a real hard day at school and then I go to French and we meditate for 10 to 15 minutes, I feel so much better. No anxiety, no stress, just relaxed.

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