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Verb: premeditate  pree'me-di,teyt
  1. Consider, ponder, or plan (an action) beforehand
    "premeditated murder"
  2. Think or reflect beforehand or in advance
    "I rarely premeditate, which is a mistake"

Derived forms: premeditating, premeditates, premeditated

Type of: chew over, consider, contemplate, debate, deliberate, excogitate, meditate, moot, mull, mull over, muse, ponder, reflect, ruminate, speculate, think over, turn over

Encyclopedia: Premeditate