verb (used without object), cog·i·tat·ed, cog·i·tat·ing.
verb (used with object), cog·i·tat·ed, cog·i·tat·ing.
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Origin of cogitate
OTHER WORDS FROM cogitatecog·i·tat·ing·ly, adverbcog·i·ta·tor, nounpre·cog·i·tate, verb, pre·cog·i·tat·ed, pre·cog·i·tat·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for cogitate
Nevertheless, the media machine will cogitate for the next 48 hours on the supposed winners and losers.
Let me see; let me think, reflect, cogitate, tickle the thinker.The Varmint|Owen Johnson
It is chiefly this class of holiday-makers that we have in our minds whilst we cogitate the hints in these pages.
The word "Coger" does not imply codger, or a drinker of cogs, but comes from cogite, to cogitate.Old and New London|Walter Thornbury
There on the low stone wall bordering on the east the property of Captain Orrin Eldridge, he seated himself to rest and cogitate.Fair Harbor|Joseph Crosby Lincoln
He will lift his eyebrows with a certain look of contempt, and continue to cogitate—about nothing.