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premeditate (v.)

"think about and contrive beforehand," 1540s, from pre- + meditate, or a back formation from premeditation, or else from Latin praemeditatus, past participle of praemeditari "to consider beforehand," from prae "before" (see pre-) + meditari "to consider," from a frequentative form of PIE root *med- "take appropriate measures." Related: Premeditated; premeditating.

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Definitions of premeditate

premeditate (v.)
consider, ponder, or plan (an action) beforehand;
premeditated murder
premeditate (v.)
think or reflect beforehand or in advance;
I rarely premeditate, which is a mistake
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