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, cerebrate]
EtymologyFrom cogitare "to think"
- to meditate, to ponder, to think deeply
- to consider, to devise
- French: cogiter