verb (used with object), pre·med·i·tat·ed, pre·med·i·tat·ing.
to meditate, consider, or plan beforehand: to premeditate a murder.
Origin of premeditate
Synonyms for premeditate
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It is most plain,” said Euthydemus, “that it is he who deceives with premeditate design.
If we arrange our own exists, we will also premeditate our own agonies.Twos and Threes
G. B. Stern
to plan or consider (something, such as a violent crime) beforehand
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