From Latin meditatus, pp. of meditari (“‘to think or reflect upon, consider, design, purpose, intend’”), in form as if frequentative of mederi (“‘to heal, to cure, to remedy’”); in sense and in form near to Greek μελεταν (meletan), “‘to care for, attend to, study, practise, etc.’”)
Third person singular
- To contemplate; to keep the mind fixed upon; to study.
- To sit or lie down and come to a deep rest while still remaining conscious.
- See also Wikisaurus:ponder
- Meditate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- Meditate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- Second-person plural present tense of meditare.
- Second-person plural imperative of meditare#Italian.
- Feminine plural of meditato.de:meditate