Deliberate De*lib"er*ate (d[-e]*l[i^]b"[~e]r*[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deliberated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deliberating}.] 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. [1913 Webster]

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