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de·lib·er·ate

 (dĭ-lĭb′ər-ĭt)
adj.
1. Done with or marked by full consciousness of the nature and effects; intentional: mistook the oversight for a deliberate insult.
2. Arising from or marked by careful consideration: a deliberate decision. See Synonyms at voluntary.
3. Unhurried and careful: moved at a deliberate pace.
v. (-ə-rāt′) de·lib·er·at·ed, de·lib·er·at·ing, de·lib·er·ates
v.intr.
1. To think carefully and often slowly, as about a choice to be made.
2. To consult with another or others in a process of reaching a decision.
v.tr.
To consider (a matter) carefully and often slowly, as by weighing alternatives.

[Latin dēlīberātus, past participle of dēlīberāre, to consider, weigh : dē-, de- + lībrāre, to balance (from lībra, a balance, scales).]

de·lib′er·ate·ly adv.
de·lib′er·ate·ness n.

deliberate

adj
1. carefully thought out in advance; planned; studied; intentional: a deliberate insult.
2. careful or unhurried in speech or action: a deliberate pace.
vb
to consider (something) deeply; ponder; think over
[C15: from Latin dēlīberāre to consider well, from lībrāre to weigh, from lībra scales]
deˈliberately adv
deˈliberateness n
deˈliberˌator n

de•lib•er•ate

(adj. dɪˈlɪb ər ɪt; v. -əˌreɪt)

adj., v. -at•ed, -at•ing. adj.
1. studied or intentional: a deliberate lie.
2. characterized by deliberation; careful or slow in deciding: a deliberate decision.
3. unhurried: a deliberate step.
v.t.
4. to consider: to deliberate a question.
v.i.
5. to think carefully or attentively; reflect.
6. to consult or confer formally: The jury deliberated for three hours.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin dēlīberātus, past participle of dēlīberāre to consider]
de•lib′er•ate•ly, adv.
de•lib′er•ate•ness, n.
de•lib′er•a`tor, n.
syn: deliberate, intentional, voluntary refer to something not happening by chance. deliberate is applied to what is done not hastily but with full realization of what one is doing: a deliberate attempt to evade justice. intentional is applied to what is definitely intended or done on purpose: an intentional omission. voluntary is applied to what is done by a definite exercise of the will and not because of outside pressures: a voluntary enlistment. See also slow.

deliberate


Past participle: deliberated
Gerund: deliberating

Imperative
deliberate
deliberate
Present
I deliberate
you deliberate
he/she/it deliberates
we deliberate
you deliberate
they deliberate
Preterite
I deliberated
you deliberated
he/she/it deliberated
we deliberated
you deliberated
they deliberated
Present Continuous
I am deliberating
you are deliberating
he/she/it is deliberating
we are deliberating
you are deliberating
they are deliberating
Present Perfect
I have deliberated
you have deliberated
he/she/it has deliberated
we have deliberated
you have deliberated
they have deliberated
Past Continuous
I was deliberating
you were deliberating
he/she/it was deliberating
we were deliberating
you were deliberating
they were deliberating
Past Perfect
I had deliberated
you had deliberated
he/she/it had deliberated
we had deliberated
you had deliberated
they had deliberated
Future
I will deliberate
you will deliberate
he/she/it will deliberate
we will deliberate
you will deliberate
they will deliberate
Future Perfect
I will have deliberated
you will have deliberated
he/she/it will have deliberated
we will have deliberated
you will have deliberated
they will have deliberated
Future Continuous
I will be deliberating
you will be deliberating
he/she/it will be deliberating
we will be deliberating
you will be deliberating
they will be deliberating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deliberating
you have been deliberating
he/she/it has been deliberating
we have been deliberating
you have been deliberating
they have been deliberating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deliberating
you will have been deliberating
he/she/it will have been deliberating
we will have been deliberating
you will have been deliberating
they will have been deliberating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deliberating
you had been deliberating
he/she/it had been deliberating
we had been deliberating
you had been deliberating
they had been deliberating
Conditional
I would deliberate
you would deliberate
he/she/it would deliberate
we would deliberate
you would deliberate
they would deliberate
Past Conditional
I would have deliberated
you would have deliberated
he/she/it would have deliberated
we would have deliberated
you would have deliberated
they would have deliberated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deliberate - think about carefullydeliberate - think about carefully; weigh; "They considered the possibility of a strike"; "Turn the proposal over in your mind"
see - deliberate or decide; "See whether you can come tomorrow"; "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?"
premeditate - consider, ponder, or plan (an action) beforehand; "premeditated murder"
debate - argue with one another; "We debated the question of abortion"; "John debated Mary"
wrestle - engage in deep thought, consideration, or debate; "I wrestled with this decision for years"
hash out, talk over, discuss - speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget"
think twice - consider and reconsider carefully; "Think twice before you have a child"
consider, study - give careful consideration to; "consider the possibility of moving"
2.deliberate - discuss the pros and cons of an issue
vex - subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty"
hash out, talk over, discuss - speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget"
Adj.1.deliberate - carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony"
intended - resulting from one's intentions; "your intended trip abroad"; "an intended insult"
2.deliberate - unhurried and with care and dignity; "walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed"
unhurried - relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste; "people strolling about in an unhurried way"; "an unhurried walk"; "spoke in a calm and unhurried voice"

deliberate

verb
1. consider, think, ponder, discuss, debate, reflect, consult, weigh, meditate, mull over, ruminate, cogitate The jury deliberated for two hours before returning with the verdict.

deliberate

adjective
1. Done or said on purpose:
2. Planned, weighed, or estimated in advance:
3. Careful and slow in acting, moving, or deciding:
verb
1. To think or think about carefully and at length:
Idioms: cudgel one's brains, put on one's thinking cap, rack one's brain.
2. To use the powers of the mind, as in conceiving ideas, drawing inferences, and making judgments:
3. To meet and exchange views to reach a decision:
Informal: powwow.
Translations
حَذِر، مُتَرَوّى فيهمُتَعَمَّدمُتَعَمَّد، مَقْصود
úmyslnýuváženýzáměrnýneuspěchanýopatrný
forsætligroligbevidst
tahallinentarkoituksellinenverkkainenharkitaharkittu
promišljen
megfontolszándékos
gætinn, yfirvegaîurmeîvitaîur, úthugsaîur
故意の
고의적인
apgalvotaslėtailėtasneskubrustyčia
apzinātsnesteidzīgstīšs
nameren
avsiktlig
ซึ่งทำอย่างรอบคอบ
cố tình

deliberate

A. [dɪˈlɪbərɪt] ADJ
1. (= intentional) → deliberado, premeditado
2. (= cautious) → prudente
3. (= unhurried) → pausado, lento
B. [dɪˈlɪbəreɪt] VT (= think about) [+ issue, question] → reflexionar sobre, deliberar sobre; (= discuss) → deliberar sobre, discutir
I deliberated what to doestuve pensando qué debería hacer
I deliberated whether to do itestuve pensando or deliberando si hacerlo o no
C. [dɪˈlɪbəreɪt] VI (= think) → reflexionar, meditar (on sobre) (= discuss) → deliberar (on sobre)

deliberate

[dɪˈlɪbərət]
adj
(= intentional) [act, attempt, policy] → délibéré(e); [lie] → délibéré(e)
to tell a deliberate lie → mentir délibérément
it wasn't deliberate → ce n'était pas fait exprès
(= slow) [speech, movement] → réfléchi(e)
[dɪˈlɪbəreɪt] vi (= ponder) → délibérer, réfléchir

deliberate

adj
(= intentional)absichtlich; action, attempt, insult, liebewusst; spot the deliberate mistakesuchen Sie den versteckten Fehler
(= cautious, thoughtful)besonnen; action, decision, judgement(wohl)überlegt; (= slow) movement, step, voicebedächtig
vi (= ponder)nachdenken (→ on, upon über +acc); (= discuss)sich beraten (→ on, upon über +acc, → wegen)
vt (= ponder)bedenken, überlegen; (= discuss)beraten

deliberate

[adj dɪˈlɪbrɪt; vb dɪˈlɪbəˌreɪt]
1. adj
a. (intentional, insult, action) → intenzionale, voluto/a; (mistake) → voluto/a; (lie) → calcolato/a
b. (cautious, thoughtful) → ponderato/a; (unhurried, manner, voice) → posato/a; (pace) → misurato/a
2. vt (think about) → considerare, riflettere su; (discuss) → discutere
3. vi to deliberate (on)deliberare (su)

deliberate

(diˈlibərət) adjective
1. intentional and not by accident. That was a deliberate insult.
2. cautious and not hurried. He had a very deliberate way of walking.
deˈliberately (-rət-) adverb
1. on purpose. You did that deliberately!
2. carefully and without hurrying. He spoke quietly and deliberately.

deliberate

مُتَعَمَّد úmyslný forsætlig absichtlich εσκεμμένος intencionado tahallinen délibéré promišljen intenzionale 故意の 고의적인 doelbewust bevisst rozmyślny intencional, proposital намеренный avsiktlig ซึ่งทำอย่างรอบคอบ kasıtlı cố tình 故意的
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He was usually cold and distant with men, but with all women he had a silent, grave familiarity, a special handshake, accompanied by a significant, deliberate look.
Though their dialogue was maintained in low and cautious sounds, but little above a whisper, Heyward, who now approached, could easily distinguish the earnest tones of the younger warrior from the more deliberate speeches of his seniors.
Nevertheless, after a moment's pause, they deliberately turned again, and, facing each other with frightful calmness, left the room by purposeless and deliberate exits other than those they had contemplated--a crushing abnegation of self, that, to some extent, relieved their surcharged feelings.
I go to make a few arrangements, and to take a more deliberate leave of my mother and friends.
Tempted by a dream of happiness, he had yielded himself with deliberate choice, as he had never done before, to what he knew was deadly sin.
Why did the poor poet of Tennessee, upon suddenly receiving two handfuls of silver, deliberate whether to buy him a coat, which he sadly needed, or invest his money in a pedestrian trip to Rockaway Beach?
Look now at Stubb; a man who from his humorous, deliberate coolness and equanimity in the direst emergencies, was specially qualified to excel in pitchpoling.
I han't got nothing to tell, Mas'r," said Tom, with a slow, firm, deliberate utterance.
One would think, that a deliberate and practical denial of its authority was the only offense never contemplated by its government; else, why has it not assigned its definite, its suitable and proportionate, penalty?
And yet his crime was committed more in thoughtlessness than deliberate depravity.
A German lady in Munich told me that a person could not like Wagner's music at first, but must go through the deliberate process of learning to like it--then he would have his sure reward; for when he had learned to like it he would hunger for it and never be able to get enough of it.
Just then Sherburn steps out on to the roof of his little front porch, with a double-barrel gun in his hand, and takes his stand, perfectly ca'm and deliberate, not saying a word.