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Contemplate

Pronunciation of Contemplate
/kˈɒntɪmplˌe͡ɪt/, /kˈɒntɪmplˌe‍ɪt/, /k_ˈɒ_n_t_ɪ_m_p_l_ˌeɪ_t/

Synonyms for contemplate:

Sense 1

sleep on, drive at, think up, think through, puzzle over, chew on, size up, Intellectualize, read into, rethink, think out, grapple with, step back, see, dwell on, dream away, reconsider, visualize, grope.

Sense 2

assess, wonder, daydream, rationalize, play around, reckon with.

Sense 3

wrap up, revolve, run over, propose, aim, entertain, turn over.

Sense 4

look.

Sense 6

purpose.

Sense 7

travel, look at.

Sense 8

mean, project, picture.

Sense 9

make up.

Sense 10

fancy.

Sense 12

say.

Sense 13

give.

compare

size up.

expect

foreknow.

look at

view.

plan

project.

reason

think through.

think

cerebrate.

turn over

turn over.

Other synonyms and related words:

wonder, devise, kick around, conjecture, ruminate, stare, hypothecate, hit the books, gaze, purpose, excogotate, anticipate, theorise, take, think through, look, job, assess, travel, size up, pore, introspect, see, drive at, give, say, analyse, visualize, hypothesize, think over, propose, rethink, forge, picture, think up, contrive, view, allow, turn over, reconsider, mull over, reverberate, chew over, puzzle over, mean, think out, mull, look at, read, hypothesise, chew on, Perpend, project, aim, fancy, revolve, learn, entertain, excogitate.

Sense 2 (noun)

assess.

Sense 3 (noun)

think out, revolve, turn over, chew on, entertain, picture, think through, read into, think up.

Sense 4 (noun)

project, aim, mean, purpose, propose.

contemplate (noun)

mull, think over, chew over, speculate, muse, excogotate, ruminate, reflect, mull over, meditate, ponder.

examine (verb)

verify, review, scan, peruse, check, inspect, scrutinize.

expect (verb)

surmise, presuppose, dread, await, envisage, foresee, foreknow, expect, infer, apprehend, anticipate, suspect, gather, deduce, forebode, presume, assume.

gaze at (verb)

probe, peruse, scrutinize, see, examine, inspect, survey, view, scan.

hope (verb)

hope, dream of, aspire, yearn, rely, believe, wish, want, intend, desire, trust.

imagine (verb)

create, fantasize, perceive, theorize, plan, suppose, opine, observe, conceive, ideate, brainstorm, design, invent.

question (verb)

seek, poll, inquire, probe, catechize, investigate, examine, interrogate, quiz, delve, explore, question, survey, dispute, ask, query, challenge, interpolate, canvass.

think (verb)

cerebrate, debate, imagine, reason, study, reflect, consider, ponder, meditate, weigh, muse, speculate, deliberate, appraise, brood, calculate, analyze, envision, evaluate, concentrate, cogitate, think.

think about seriously; plan (verb)

design, envisage, foresee, kick around, study, weigh, ruminate, observe, excogitate, intend, ponder, mean, deliberate, chew over, consider, aim, purpose, size up, propose, speculate, expect, Perpend, mull over.

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