[ pri-med-i-teyt ]
/ prɪˈmɛd ɪˌteɪt /
verb (used with object), pre·med·i·tat·ed, pre·med·i·tat·ing.
to meditate, consider, or plan beforehand: to premeditate a murder.
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Origin of premeditate
SYNONYMS FOR premeditate
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/ (prɪˈmɛdɪˌteɪt) /
to plan or consider (something, such as a violent crime) beforehand
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