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.
Origin of deliberate
SYNONYMS FOR deliberate
Examples from the Web for deliberating
After deliberating for just under four hours, the jurors informed the judge that they were unable to reach a verdict.
Another good friend who is studying to become a tour guide had been deliberating between Labor and Yair Lapid.
The three-judge panel (which happens to be all-female) agreed after deliberating for nearly four hours.Ruby the Heart Stealer in Court for Berlusconi Trial|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After deliberating for about a day, 11 women and one man sentenced Forde to death in Pima County Superior Court on Tuesday.
"I might say two dollars and a quarter," said Mr. Fox, deliberating.Facing the World|Horatio Alger
"I guess not," Rankin replied slowly, as if deliberating the question.Peak and Prairie|Anna Fuller
While we were deliberating, snow once more began to fall in heavy flakes.Long Live the King|Guy Boothby
But on your side of the water you have a habit of reasoning and deliberating —here they have that of talking and obeying.
After deliberating, I determined to speak to Aunt Dorothy that she might know what had happened.Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall|Charles Major