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Adjective: premeditated  pree'me-du,tey-tid
  1. Characterized by deliberate purpose and some degree of planning
    "a premeditated crime"
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"

See also: aforethought, intended, planned, plotted

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

Antonym: unpremeditated

Encyclopedia: Premeditated