Cogitated
Cogitate Cog"i*tate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cogitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cogitating}.] [L. cogitatus, p. p. of cogitare to reflect upon, prob. fr. co- + the root of aio I say; hence, prop., to discuss with one's self. Cf. {Adage}.] To engage in continuous thought; to think. [1913 Webster]

He that calleth a thing into his mind, whether by impression or recordation, cogitateth and considereth, and he that employeth the faculty of his fancy also cogitateth. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


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  • cogitated — cog·i·tate || kÉ’dʒɪteɪt v. ponder, ruminate, contemplate, think about …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cogitate — [[t]kɒ̱ʤɪteɪt[/t]] cogitates, cogitating, cogitated VERB If you are cogitating, you are thinking deeply about something. [FORMAL] You re listening and cogitating are you?... [V on/about n] Frido cogitated on the term. Derived words: cogitation… …   English dictionary

  • cogitate — UK [ˈkɒdʒɪteɪt] / US [ˈkɑdʒɪˌteɪt] verb [intransitive] Word forms cogitate : present tense I/you/we/they cogitate he/she/it cogitates present participle cogitating past tense cogitated past participle cogitated formal to think about something… …   English dictionary

  • Cogitate — Cog i*tate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cogitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cogitating}.] [L. cogitatus, p. p. of cogitare to reflect upon, prob. fr. co + the root of aio I say; hence, prop., to discuss with one s self. Cf. {Adage}.] To engage in continuous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cogitating — Cogitate Cog i*tate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cogitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cogitating}.] [L. cogitatus, p. p. of cogitare to reflect upon, prob. fr. co + the root of aio I say; hence, prop., to discuss with one s self. Cf. {Adage}.] To engage in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • think — I. verb (thought; thinking) Etymology: Middle English thenken, from Old English thencan; akin to Old High German denken to think, Latin tongēre to know more at thanks Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to form or have in the mind 2. to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cogitate — cogitatingly, adv. cogitator, n. /koj i tayt /, v., cogitated, cogitating. v.i. 1. to think hard; ponder; meditate: to cogitate about a problem. v.t. 2. to think about; devise: to cogitate a scheme. [1555 65; < L cogitatus (ptp. of cogitare),… …   Universalium

  • cogitate — late 16c., from L. cogitat , pp. stem of cogitare to think (see COGITATION (Cf. cogitation)). Related: Cogitated; cogitating …   Etymology dictionary

  • think — 1 Think, conceive, imagine, fancy, realize, envisage, envision are comparable when they mean to form an idea or notion of something in the mind. Think, the most general and least explicit word of this group, may imply nothing more than the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • uncertainty — uncertainty, doubt, dubiety, dubiosity, skepticism, suspicion, mistrust can all mean a feeling of unsureness about someone or something. Uncertainty stresses the lack of certainty or certitude that may range from a mere falling short of these to… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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