Definition of 'contemplate'

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Synonyms of "contemplate"
Synonyms of "contemplate"
French Translation of "contemplate"
French Translation of "contemplate"
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He was no more able to discuss tactics than he was able to contemplate murder. Jennifer Fallon TREASON KEEP (2001)He was especially shocked that an Englishman should contemplate such a publication, he said, staring at Ryle. Harcourt, Palma DOUBLE DECEIT (2001)All Father Damien could do at first was contemplate the pattern of the flock out of which the great logos of his passion was written. Louise Erdrich THE LAST REPORT ON THE MIRACLES AT LITTLE NO HORSE: A NOVEL (2001)

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In Common Usage. contemplate is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'contemplate'

British English: contemplate VERB
If you contemplate an action, you think about whether to do it or not.
For a time he contemplated a career as an army medical doctor.


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