Definition of 'contemplate'
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He was no more able to discuss tactics than he was able to contemplate murder. TREASON KEEP (2001)He was especially shocked that an Englishman should contemplate such a publication, he said, staring at Ryle. 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. THE LAST REPORT ON THE MIRACLES AT LITTLE NO HORSE: A NOVEL (2001)
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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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