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cogitate

[ koj-i-teyt ]
/ 藞k蓲d蕭 瑟藢te瑟t /
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verb (used without object), cog路i路tat路ed, cog路i路tat路ing.
to think hard; ponder; meditate: to cogitate about a problem.
verb (used with object), cog路i路tat路ed, cog路i路tat路ing.
to think about; devise: to cogitate a scheme.
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Origin of cogitate

1555鈥65; <Latin c艒git膩tus (past participle of c艒git膩re), equivalent to co-co- + agit膩tus;see agitate

OTHER WORDS FROM cogitate

cog路i路tat路ing路ly, adverbcog路i路ta路tor, nounpre路cog路i路tate, verb, pre路cog路i路tat路ed, pre路cog路i路tat路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for cogitate

cogitate
/ (藞k蓲d蕭瑟藢te瑟t) /

verb
to think deeply about (a problem, possibility, etc); ponder

Derived forms of cogitate

cogitatingly, adverbcogitation, nouncogitator, noun

Word Origin for cogitate

C16: from Latin c艒git膩re, from co- (intensive) + agit膩re to turn over, agitate
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