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 for cogitate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cogitate \Cog"i*tate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cogitated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Cogitating.] [L. cogitatus, p. p. of cogitare to
     reflect upon, prob. fr. co- + the root of aio I say; hence,
     prop., to discuss with one's self. Cf. Adage.]
     To engage in continuous thought; to think.
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           He that calleth a thing into his mind, whether by
           impression or recordation, cogitateth and considereth,
           and he that employeth the faculty of his fancy also
           cogitateth.                              --Bacon.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cogitate \Cog"i*tate\, v. t.
     To think over; to plan.
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           He . . . is our witness, how we both day and night,
           revolving in our minds, did cogitate nothing more than
           how to satisfy the parts of a good pastor. --Foxe.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cogitate
      v 1: consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in
           one's mind
      2: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to
         make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or
         judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
         [syn: think, cogitate, cerebrate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  18 Moby Thesaurus words for "cogitate":
     cerebrate, conceive, conceptualize, entertain ideas, excogitate,
     exercise the mind, form ideas, give thought to, ideate,
     intellectualize, puzzle out, reason, reason out, sort out, think,
     think about, think out, think through
  
  

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