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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
I premeditate
you premeditate
he/she/it premeditates
we premeditate
you premeditate
they premeditate
Preterite
I premeditated
you premeditated
he/she/it premeditated
we premeditated
you premeditated
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Present Continuous
I am premeditating
you are premeditating
he/she/it is premeditating
we are premeditating
you are premeditating
they are premeditating
Present Perfect
I have premeditated
you have premeditated
he/she/it has premeditated
we have premeditated
you have premeditated
they have premeditated
Past Continuous
I was premeditating
you were premeditating
he/she/it was premeditating
we were premeditating
you were premeditating
they were premeditating
Past Perfect
I had premeditated
you had premeditated
he/she/it had premeditated
we had premeditated
you had premeditated
they had premeditated
Future
I will premeditate
you will premeditate
he/she/it will premeditate
we will premeditate
you will premeditate
they will premeditate
Future Perfect
I will have premeditated
you will have premeditated
he/she/it will have premeditated
we will have premeditated
you will have premeditated
they will have premeditated
Future Continuous
I will be premeditating
you will be premeditating
he/she/it will be premeditating
we will be premeditating
you will be premeditating
they will be premeditating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been premeditating
you have been premeditating
he/she/it has been premeditating
we have been premeditating
you have been premeditating
they have been premeditating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been premeditating
you will have been premeditating
he/she/it will have been premeditating
we will have been premeditating
you will have been premeditating
they will have been premeditating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been premeditating
you had been premeditating
he/she/it had been premeditating
we had been premeditating
you had been premeditating
they had been premeditating
Conditional
I would premeditate
you would premeditate
he/she/it would premeditate
we would premeditate
you would premeditate
they would premeditate
Past Conditional
I would have premeditated
you would have premeditated
he/she/it would have premeditated
we would have premeditated
you would have premeditated
they would have premeditated
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
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