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See definition of contemplates on Dictionary.com
  • verbthink about seriously; plan
  • verbgaze at

synonyms for contemplates

  • 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 contemplates

MOST RELEVANT
  • forget
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • reject
  • disregard
  • discard
  • look away
  • scorn
  • slight
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How to use contemplates in a sentence

It contemplates the education of every child, regardless of any distinction of society or nature.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
A very few words, Sir, will show the nature of this peaceable remedy, and of the lawsuit which South Carolina contemplates.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
Every law of God contemplates an immediate and an ultimate end.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Here, as everywhere, St. Paul contemplates these exclusive opposites as the sole issues of man's life, and of the Gospel ministry.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
The student of history contemplates the rise and fall of nations and traces the causes which have led to their overthrow.
BEYONDHENRY SEWARD HUBBARD
The theoretical intellect studies and contemplates all intelligible existents which are separate from matter.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
The Active Intellect contemplates itself, a pure intelligence.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
It contemplates a higher, a more perfect beauty, more an intellectual than sensual enjoyment.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXVIII. FEBRUARY, 1843. VOL. LIII.VARIOUS
If he contemplates personal leadership he would do well to list his own qualifications.
THE MINISTER AND THE BOYALLAN HOBEN
The waiter contemplates the captured Duellist of Sex with affectionate commiseration, shaking his head slowly.
YOU NEVER CAN TELLGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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