March 29, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
meditate /ˈmɛdəˌteɪt/ verb
meditate
/ˈmɛdəˌteɪt/
verb

meditates; meditated; meditating

A man sitting cross-legged on the floor with eyes closed
A man sitting cross-legged on the floor with eyes closed
Learner's definition of MEDITATE

[no object]

: to spend time in quiet thought for religious purposes or relaxation

  • He meditates for an hour every morning.

meditate on/upon [phrasal verb]

meditate on/upon (something)

: to think about (something) carefully

  • She meditated on whether or not to return to school.

  • He was meditating upon the meaning of life.

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