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contemplate /ˈkɒntəmpleɪt $ ˈkɑːn-/ verb

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- think about, consider, deliberate, meditate, muse over, ponder, reflect upon, ruminate (upon)
- consider, envisage, expect, foresee, intend, plan, think of
- look at, examine, eye up, gaze at, inspect, regard, stare at, study, survey, view
Related Idioms: have in view
Related Words: ponder, reflect, study, examine, inspect, scan, scrutinize, drift, roam
English Thesaurus: think, consider, weigh, give something some/a lot of thought, mull something over, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

contemplate /ˈkɒntəmpleɪt $ ˈkɑːn-/ verb
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin; Origin: past participle of contemplari, from com- ( ⇒ COM-) + templum (, temple)]

1. [transitive] to think about something that you might do in the future Synonym : consider:
He had even contemplated suicide.
contemplate doing something
Did you ever contemplate resigning?

2. [transitive] to accept the possibility that something is true
too dreadful/horrifying etc to contemplate
The thought that she might be dead was too terrible to contemplate.

3. [intransitive and transitive] to think about something seriously for a period of time Synonym : consider:
Jack went on vacation to contemplate his future.
contemplate what/whether/how etc
She sat down and contemplated what she had done.
contemplate your navel (=think so much about your own life that you do not notice other important things – used humorously)

4. [transitive] to look at someone or something for a period of time in a way that shows you are thinking:
He contemplated her with a faint smile.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADV. seriously She was seriously contemplating working abroad.
VERB + CONTEMPLATE be prepared to, be willing to Are you prepared to contemplate retraining?
cannot, could not | refuse to
PHRASES too awful/horrible/horrific to contemplate The thought of war was too awful to contemplate.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی contemplate) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.61 : 2169
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