Cogitating



[koj-i-teyt] /ˈkɒdʒ ɪˌteɪt/

verb (used without object), cogitated, cogitating.
1.
to think hard; ponder; meditate:
to cogitate about a problem.
verb (used with object), cogitated, cogitating.
2.
to think about; devise:
to cogitate a scheme.
/ˈkɒdʒɪˌteɪt/
verb
1.
to think deeply about (a problem, possibility, etc); ponder
v.

late 16c., from Latin cogitatus, past participle of cogitare “to think” (see cogitation). Related: Cogitated; cogitating.

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