cerebrate

[ ser-uh-breyt ]
/ ˈsɛr əˌbreɪt /

verb (used with or without object), cer·e·brat·ed, cer·e·brat·ing.

to use the mind; think or think about.

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Origin of cerebrate

1870–75; back formation from cerebration.See cerebrum, -ation

OTHER WORDS FROM cerebrate

cer·e·bra·tion, nouncer·e·bra·tion·al, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH cerebrate

celebrate, celibate, cerebrate
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British Dictionary definitions for cerebrate

cerebrate
/ (ˈsɛrɪˌbreɪt) /

verb

(intr) usually facetious to use the mind; think; ponder; consider
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