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verb     meditate pronunciation in British English
/ˈmedɪteɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theymeditate
he/she/itmeditates
present participlemeditating
past tensemeditated
past participlemeditated
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to make your mind empty of thoughts, or to concentrate on only one thing, in order to relax or as a spiritual or religious exercise
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to think about something carefully for a long time
    meditate on/upon:

    He spent hours meditating on his future.

 
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