verb (used with object), de·lib·er·at·ed, de·lib·er·at·ing.
verb (used without object), de·lib·er·at·ed, de·lib·er·at·ing.
- delhi belly,
- delian league,
- delibes, léo,
Origin of deliberate
Examples from the Web for deliberated
As you deliberated, did you ever think about staying single?‘The Bachelor’ Finale: Sean Lowe Answers Our Questions|Ramin Setoodeh|March 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So far, the jury hearing has deliberated for 33 hours over six days.
But he had his own beef with Chaudhry over past corruption cases, so Zardari deliberated.
Deliberated long enough to seem convincing, then sprang the question.
For two long hours have we deliberated and found nothing, and it needed the punch-bowl to give me an idea!A German Pompadour|Marie Hay
We deliberated on the means of securing ourselves, but sleep soon put an end to our fears.Perils and Captivity|Charlotte-Adlade [ne Picard] Dard
"Mr. Passford, I find myself placed in a very unpleasant position," said the commander, after he had deliberated a few minutes.Stand By The Union|Oliver Optic
"It would be quite impossible for me to take her to London," deliberated Lionel.Verner's Pride|Mrs. Henry Wood
A more satisfactory method of training teachers was deliberated upon.The Pacific Triangle|Sydney Greenbie
Word Origin for deliberate
early 15c., "done with careful consideration," from Latin deliberatus "resolved upon, determined," past participle of deliberare (see deliberation). Meaning "slow, consciously unhurried" is attested by 1590s. Related: Deliberately.
1540s, from Latin deliberatus, past participle of deliberare (see deliberation). Related: Deliberated; deliberating.