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Definition of Contemplate

Contemplate

  1. To look at on all sides or in all its bearings; to view or consider with continued attention; to regard with deliberate care; to meditate on; to study.
  2. To consider or have in view, as contingent or probable; to look forward to; to purpose; to intend.
  3. To consider or think studiously; to ponder; to reflect; to muse; to meditate.

Contemplate Quotations

Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God.
Sai Baba

Your sweetheart calls you by another's name. His eyes linger too long on your best friend. He talks with excitement about a girl at work. And the fire catches. Jealousy - that sickening combination of possessiveness, suspicion, rage, and humiliation - can overtake your mind and threaten your very core as you contemplate your rival.
Helen Fisher

Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.
Thomas Aquinas

In order to improve the mind, we ought less to learn, than to contemplate.
Rene Descartes

Love and hate have a magical transforming power. They are the great soul changers. We grow through their exercise into the likeness of what we contemplate.
George William Russell
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Contemplate Translations

contemplate in French is contemplez, contempler, contemplons, contemplent
contemplate in Italian is considerare
contemplate in Latin is prospicio