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Found 2 items, similar to excogitate.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: excogitate excogitate v 1: come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort; “excogitate a way to measure the speed of light” [syn: invent, contrive, devise, formulate, forge] 2: reflect deeply on a subject; “I mulled over the events of the afternoon”; “philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years”; “The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate” [syn: chew over , think over, meditate, ponder, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Excogitate Excogitate \Ex*cog"i*tate\v. t. [imp. & p. p. Excogitated; p. pr. & vb. n.. Excogitating.] [L. excogitatus, p. p. of excogitare to excogitate; ex out + cogitare to think. See Cogitate.] To think out; to find out or discover by thinking; to devise; to contrive. “Excogitate strange arts.” --Stirling. [1913 Webster] This evidence . . . thus excogitated out of the general theory. --Whewell. [1913 Webster] Excogitate \Ex*cog"i*tate\, v. i. To cogitate. [R.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


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