deliberate

  • 21deliberate — 1. adjective 1) a deliberate attempt to provoke him Syn: intentional, calculated, conscious, intended, planned, wilful, premeditated 2) small, deliberate steps Syn: careful, cautious, measured …

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  • 22deliberate*/ — [dɪˈlɪb(ə)rət] adj I 1) intended, and not done by chance or by accident Syn: intentional Ant: accidental This was a deliberate attack on unarmed civilians.[/ex] 2) slow and careful deliberate steps[/ex] II verb [I/T] deliberate [dɪˈlɪbəˌreɪt] to… …

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  • 23deliberate — adjective /dəˈlɪbərət / (say duh libuhruht) 1. carefully weighed or considered; studied; intentional: *The government … cannot but take offence at such blatant and deliberate disregard of the facts. –aap news, 2000. 2. characterised by… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 24deliberate — adj. & v. adj. 1 a intentional (a deliberate foul). b fully considered; not impulsive (made a deliberate choice). 2 slow in deciding; cautious (a ponderous and deliberate mind). 3 (of movement etc.) leisurely and unhurried. v. 1 intr. think… …

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  • 25deliberate — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb Deliberate is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑jury {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. Deliberate is used with these nouns: ↑act, ↑attempt, ↑breach, ↑choice, ↑cruelty, ↑deception, ↑destruction, ↑ …

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  • 26deliberate — Synonyms and related words: advise with, advised, aforethought, aimed, aimed at, air, ambling, analyze, back down, balance, bargain, be abstracted, brood, brood over, calculated, call in, calm, canny, canvass, careful, cautious, chaw, chew over,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 27deliberate — {{11}}deliberate (adj.) early 15c., done with careful consideration, from L. deliberatus resolved upon, determined, pp. of deliberare (see DELIBERATION (Cf. deliberation)). Meaning slow, consciously unhurried is attested by 1590s. Related:… …

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  • 28deliberate — I v To weigh, ponder, discuss, regard upon, consider. To examine and consult in order to form an opinion. To weigh in the mind; to consider the reasons for and against; to consider maturely; reflect upon, as to deliberate a question; to weigh the …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 29deliberate — I v To weigh, ponder, discuss, regard upon, consider. To examine and consult in order to form an opinion. To weigh in the mind; to consider the reasons for and against; to consider maturely; reflect upon, as to deliberate a question; to weigh the …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 30deliberate — Verb: To consider with care; to plan beforehand; to premeditate. Adjective: By plan or design; considered action; avoiding hasty or ill conceived acts. By the use of the word deliberate in describing a crime, the idea is conveyed that the… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 31deliberate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. intentional, studied; cool, careful, thoughtful, unhurried, See care, slowness. v. i. ponder, consider, think, weigh. See thought, advice, caution, plan. Ant., hasty, rash; pass over. II (Roget s… …

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  • 32deliberate — see DELIVER …

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  • 33deliberate — англ. [дили/бэрит] осторожно, неторопливо …

    Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • 34deliberate — de·lib·er·ate || dɪ lɪbÉ™rÉ™t v. discuss, debate; carefully consider adj. carefully considered, intentional; slow, unhurried, methodical …

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  • 35deliberate — adjective dɪ lɪb(ə)rət 1》 done consciously and intentionally.     ↘fully considered; not impulsive. 2》 done or acting in a careful and unhurried way. verb dɪ lɪbəreɪt engage in long and careful consideration. Derivatives deliberately adverb… …

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  • 36deliberate — I. v. n. Reflect, ponder, consider, think, cogitate, ruminate, muse, meditate, take counsel with one s self. II. a. 1. Wary, cautious, careful, circumspect, considerate, thoughtful. 2. Well considered, well advised. 3. Purposed, done on purpose,… …

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  • 37deliberate — adj 1. intentional, purposeful, meant, destined, willful, volitional, voluntary; premeditated, preconceived, preconceptional, aforethought, prede terminate, predetermined, prepense; meditated, studious, studied, considered, weighed; preconcerted …

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  • 38deliberate — de·lib·er·ate …

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  • 39deliberate —   1. Confer. Kūkākūkā, ōlelo kūkākūkā, no ono o pono, kaukau.    ♦ One with whom one confers and deliberates, hoa kūkā, hoa kūkākūkā.   2. Slow. Lohi, hō apa apa …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 40deliberate — see DELIVER …

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