[med-i-teyt] /ˈmɛd ɪˌteɪt/
verb (used without object), meditated, meditating.
to engage in thought or contemplation; reflect.
to engage in , devout religious contemplation, or quiescent spiritual introspection.
verb (used with object), meditated, meditating.
to consider as something to be done or effected; intend; purpose:
to meditate revenge.
(intransitive; foll by on or upon) to think about something deeply
(intransitive) to reflect deeply on spiritual matters, esp as a religious act: I make space to meditate every day
(transitive) to plan, consider, or think of doing (something)
1580s, “to ponder,” back-formation from meditation, or else from Latin meditatus, past participle of meditari (see meditation). Related: Meditated; meditating.
[med-i-tuh-rey-nee-uh n] /ˌmɛd ɪ təˈreɪ ni ən/ noun 1. . 2. a person whose physical characteristics are considered typical of the peoples native to or inhabiting the Mediterranean area. 3. the, Informal. the islands and countries of the collectively. adjective 4. pertaining to, situated on or near, or dwelling about the . 5. pertaining to […]
noun 1. a climate having sunny, hot, dry summers and rainy winters.
- Mediterranean diet
noun a diet typical of the Mediterranean region with high consumption of fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, nuts, olive oil, fish, and poultry Examples The Mediterranean diet is thought to increase life expectancy and protect against heart disease and cancer. Usage Note cooking
- Mediterranean exanthematous fever
Mediterranean exanthematous fever Med·i·ter·ra·ne·an exanthematous fever (měd’ĭ-tə-rā’nē-ən) n. A disease occurring sporadically in the Mediterranean littoral marked by severe chills with abrupt rise of temperature, pains in the joints, tonsillitis, diarrhea, vomiting, and a rash of elevated nonconfluent macules beginning on the thighs and spreading to the entire body.