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Verb: cogitate  'kó-ji,teyt
  1. Consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in one's mind
     
  2. Use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
    "I've been cogitating all day and getting nowhere";
    - think, cerebrate

Derived forms: cogitating, cogitates, cogitated

Type of: chew over, contemplate, excogitate, meditate, mull, mull over, muse, ponder, reflect, ruminate, speculate, think over

Encyclopedia: Cogitate