English [ edit ]
Etymology [ edit ]
Latin cōgitāt-, the perfect passive participial stem of the verb cōgitō ( “ I think ” ).
Pronunciation [ edit ]
cogitate ( third-person singular simple present , cogitates present participle , cogitating simple past and past participle )
( intransitive ) To meditate, to ponder, to think deeply.
He that calleth a thing into his mind, whether by impression or recordation, cogitateth and considereth, and he that employeth the faculty of his fancy also cogitateth. 1953, Robert Wright and George Forrest,
Kismet Think, ladies! Cogitate! Sharpen up the edges of your wit. ( transitive ) To consider, to devise.
Synonyms [ edit ]
Related terms [ edit ]
Translations [ edit ]
to meditate, to ponder, to think deeply
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Italian [ edit ]
second-person plural present indicative of cogitare
second-person plural imperative of cogitare feminine plural of cogitato
second-person plural present active imperative of cōgitō
Participle [ edit ]
vocative masculine singular of cōgitātus
References [ edit ]
in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) cogitate , Oxford: Clarendon Press A Latin Dictionary
in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) cogitate An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers cogitate in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette