cogitate cogitate  /ˌkɑ dʒɪ ˌteɪt/


  1. (v) consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in one's mind
  2. (v) use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments


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  1. Once the new President locks in, she'll lock in and be much tougher to move, whereas the outgoing President used to continue to cogitate even after she made a decision.
  2. Think of the lost ability to cogitate with large amounts of lead in the system, in the brains of young children ... throughout Egypt's development, it's a big cost.
  3. If you have brains, cogitate but if you have money, ostentate.


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  1. "Yes, the boards here are quick - I'll cogitate and see if I can do something about it," said Fleury, whose first language is French.
    on May 30, 2009 By: Marc-Andre Fleury Source: New York Times

  2. The panel "raised some important points for us to think about," said Andrea Leonard-Segal, director of the FDA's division of nonprescription clinical evaluation, at a news conference after the vote. "We're going to cogitate."
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Andrea Source: Bloomberg

  3. When faced with a crisis, Abercrombie said, Obama "has the quality of being able to calm people down. 'Don't worry. I'll cogitate on this. I'll come up with a solution. Don't get rattled.' That'sa very presidential quality."
    on Aug 21, 2008 By: Neil Abercrombie Source:

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