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contemplate

see definition of contemplate
  • verbthink about seriously; plan
  • verbgaze at
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Synonyms for contemplate

verb think about seriously; plan
  • aim
  • consider
  • envisage
  • foresee
  • intend
  • mean
  • mull over
  • ponder
  • propose
  • think of
  • weigh
  • deliberate
  • design
  • excogitate
  • expect
  • mind
  • observe
  • percolate
  • purpose
  • ruminate
  • speculate
  • study
  • aspire to
  • brood over
  • chew over
  • cool out
  • kick around
  • meditate on
  • muse over
  • perpend
  • reflect upon
  • size up
  • take in

Antonyms for contemplate

  • forget
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • reject
  • disregard
  • discard
  • look away
  • scorn
  • slight
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More words related to contemplate

aim

verb. point or direct at a goal
  • address
  • angle
  • aspire
  • attempt
  • cast
  • concentrate
  • contemplate
  • covet
  • design
  • direct
  • endeavor
  • essay
  • fix
  • focus
  • intend
  • level
  • mean
  • plan
  • propose
  • purpose
  • set one's sights on
  • sight
  • slant
  • steer
  • strive
  • target
  • train
  • try
  • want
  • wish
  • zero in on
  • zoom in

aiming

verb. point or direct at a goal

aims

verb. point or direct at a goal

bargain for

verb. expect

bargained for

verb. expect

beheld

verb. regard; look at
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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