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synonyms for cogitate

  • brainstorm
  • cerebrate
  • conceive
  • consider
  • contemplate
  • deliberate
  • envisage
  • envision
  • figure
  • imagine
  • meditate
  • muse
  • ponder
  • reason
  • reflect
  • ruminate
  • speculate
  • chew the cud
  • flash on
  • kick around
  • mull over
  • noodle around
  • stew over
See also synonyms for: cogitating

antonyms for cogitate

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  • discard
  • dismiss
  • disregard
  • forget
  • ignore
  • neglect
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How to use cogitate in a sentence

As his characters cogitate and self-medicate, scheme and philosophize, his subject is less the content of their thoughts than the mind contemplating itself.
WITH ‘DOUBLE BLIND,’ EDWARD ST. AUBYN TASKS HIMSELF WITH A FORMIDABLE CHALLENGECHARLES ARROWSMITHJUNE 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Let me see; let me think, reflect, cogitate, tickle the thinker.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
It is chiefly this class of holiday-makers that we have in our minds whilst we cogitate the hints in these pages.
CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL OF POPULAR LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND ART, NO. 696VARIOUS
The word "Coger" does not imply codger, or a drinker of cogs, but comes from cogite, to cogitate.
OLD AND NEW LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
There on the low stone wall bordering on the east the property of Captain Orrin Eldridge, he seated himself to rest and cogitate.
FAIR HARBORJOSEPH CROSBY LINCOLN
He will lift his eyebrows with a certain look of contempt, and continue to cogitate—about nothing.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME V, ISSUE 27, MARCH 1893VARIOUS
He walked to and fro in his room, and cogitated as few people beside Theodore Racksole could cogitate.
THE GRAND BABYLON HOTELARNOLD BENNETT
And I wanted some time to myself, to cogitate, and to formulate some theories already budding in my brain.
THE MAN WHO FELL THROUGH THE EARTHCAROLYN WELLS
All laughed heartily at this point, and turned away, leaving Sam to bite his lips and cogitate.
THE BOBBIN BOYWILLIAM M. THAYER
Ten seconds more for another gun crew to cogitate on whether disaster hung on the dart of a firing pin.
"AND THEY THOUGHT WE WOULDN'T FIGHT"FLOYD GIBBONS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COGITATE

  • cogitate
  • contemplate
  • deliberate
  • mull over
  • ponder
  • ratiocinate
  • reason
  • reflect
  • use one's head
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.