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From Latin deliberatus, pp. of delibero (I consider, weigh well) < de + *libero (I weigh) < *libera, libra (a balance); see librate.

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  • (Verb):
    • enPR: dĭlĭ'bərāt, IPA: /dɪˈlɪbəreɪt/, SAMPA: /dI"lIb@reIt/
    • enPR: dəlĭ'bərāt, IPA: /dəˈlɪbəreɪt/, SAMPA: /d@"lIb@reIt/
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Deliberate (comparative more Deliberate, superlative most Deliberate)

Positive
Deliberate

Comparative
more Deliberate

Superlative
most Deliberate

  1. Done on purpose; intentional.
    Tripping me was deliberate action.
  2. Of a person, weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or decision; carefully considering the probable consequences of a step; circumspect; slow in determining.
    The jury took eight hours to deliberate upon the guilt of the accused.
  3. Formed with deliberation; well-advised; carefully considered; not sudden or rash.
    The opinion resulted in a deliberate measure.
  4. Not hasty or sudden; slow.
    The prime minister resided over the cautious, deliberate action.

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Infinitive
to Deliberate

Third person singular
Deliberates

Simple past
deliberated

Past participle
deliberated

Present participle
deliberating

to Deliberate (third-person singular simple present Deliberates, present participle deliberating, simple past and past participle deliberated)
  1. To consider carefully.
    It is now time for the jury to deliberate the guilt of the defendant.

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deliberate

  1. second person plural present tense and imperative of deliberarede:deliberate

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