Definition of cogitate:
intend, ratiocinate, believe, conceive, think over, remember, study at think, opine, revolve, reckon, ruminate, guess, retrieve, mean, call back, chew on, suppose, excogitate, mull, think out, entertain, recall, think through, call up, recollect, turn over.
- reason (part of speech: verb)
- think (part of speech: verb)
It was natural enough that he should cogitate over the best way of managing his first meeting with them; but he had not been an hour in his uncle's house before he found that Grand was shortly going to give a great dinner party for the bride mainly consisting of relatives and very old friends.- "Fated to Be Free", Jean Ingelow.
- "Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories", Ouida.
- "Hudson Bay", R.M. Ballantyne.