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Definition of meditate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they meditate
    he / she / it meditates
    past simple meditated
    -ing form meditating
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  1. 1[intransitive] meditate (on/upon something) to think deeply, usually in silence, especially for religious reasons or in order to make your mind calm
  2. 2[transitive] meditate something (formal) to plan something in your mind; to consider doing something synonym contemplate They were meditating revenge.
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