noun see premeditate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • premeditator — See premeditative. * * * …   Universalium

  • premeditator — prɪː medɪteɪtÉ™(r) n. one who plans in advance, one who schemes in advance, one who plots beforehand …   English contemporary dictionary

  • premeditator — pre·meditator …   English syllables

  • premeditator — (ˈ)prē+ noun Etymology: premeditate + or : one that premeditates …   Useful english dictionary

  • premeditate — verb Etymology: Latin praemeditatus, past participle of praemeditari, from prae + meditari to meditate Date: circa 1548 transitive verb to think about and revolve in the mind beforehand intransitive verb to think, consider, or deliberate… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • premeditate — premeditative, adj. premeditator, n. /pri med i tayt /, v.t., premeditated, premeditating. to meditate, consider, or plan beforehand: to premeditate a murder. [1540 50; < L praemeditatus ptp. of praemeditari to contemplate in advance. See PRE ,… …   Universalium

  • premeditate — /priˈmɛdəteɪt / (say pree meduhtayt) verb (t) (premeditated, premeditating) to meditate, consider, or plan beforehand. {Latin praemeditātus, past participle, meditated beforehand} –premeditatedly, adverb –premeditative, adjective –premeditator,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • premeditate — [prē med′ə tāt΄] vt. premeditated, premeditating [< L praemeditatus, pp. of praemeditari: see PRE & MEDITATE] to think out, plan, or scheme beforehand [a premeditated murder] vi. to think or meditate beforehand premeditatedly adv.… …   English World dictionary

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