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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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"
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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.
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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.
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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)
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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
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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
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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)
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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.
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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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