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pre·med·i·tate

 (prē-mĕd′ĭ-tāt′)
v. pre·med·i·tat·ed, pre·med·i·tat·ing, pre·med·i·tates
v.tr.
To form an intent to carry out (an action, such as a crime); intend to carry out: premeditate a killing.
v.intr.
To premeditate an action, especially a crime.

pre·med′i·ta′tion (-tā′shən) adj.
pre·med′i·ta′tive adj.
pre·med′i·ta′tor n.

premeditate

(prɪˈmɛdɪˌteɪt)
vb
to plan or consider (something, such as a violent crime) beforehand
preˈmediˌtatedly adv
preˈmediˌtative adj
preˈmediˌtator n

pre•med•i•tate

(prɪˈmɛd ɪˌteɪt)

v.t., v.i. -tat•ed, -tat•ing.
to meditate, consider, or plan beforehand.
[1540–50; < Latin praemeditātus, past participle of praemeditārī]
pre•med′i•ta`tive, adj.
pre•med′i•ta`tor, n.

premeditate


Past participle: premeditated
Gerund: premeditating

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would premeditate
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.premeditate - consider, ponder, or plan (an action) beforehand; "premeditated murder"
deliberate, moot, debate, consider, turn over - think about carefully; weigh; "They considered the possibility of a strike"; "Turn the proposal over in your mind"
2.premeditate - think or reflect beforehand or in advance; "I rarely premeditate, which is a mistake"
meditate, mull, mull over, muse, ponder, chew over, think over, excogitate, reflect, ruminate, speculate, contemplate - reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"

premeditate

verb
To consider and plan in advance:
Translations

premeditate

[priːˈmedɪteɪt] VTpremeditar

premeditate

premeditate

[ˌpriːˈmɛdɪteɪt] vtpremeditare
References in classic literature ?
I was so filled with indignation at the sight, that I now began to premeditate the destruction of the next that I saw there, let them be whom or how many soever.
Lasker premeditates his large-scale oils using small studies, a tactic that Moos believes pushes the artist toward Peter Halley's camp.
72) In sum, as legal scholar Joshua Dressier has put it, according to this approach, a person "may be unable to act with sufficient cool-headed reflection to be guilty of first degree murder, no matter how long [one] premeditates.