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Adjective: deliberate
  1. Characterized by conscious design or purpose
    "a deliberate attempt to provoke a response";
    - intentional, knowing
  2. Carefully thought out in advance
    "he made a deliberate decision not to respond negatively";
    - calculated, measured
  3. Unhurried and with care and dignity
    "with all deliberate speed";
    - careful, measured
Verb: deliberate
  1. Think about carefully; weigh
    "They deliberated the possibility of a strike";
    - consider, debate, moot, turn over
  2. Discuss the pros and cons of an issue
    - debate

Derived forms: deliberates, deliberating, deliberated

See also: intended, unhurried

Type of: discuss, hash out, talk over

Encyclopedia: Deliberate