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Synonyms for excogitate

Synonyms for (verb) excogitate

Synonyms: chew over, reflect, ponder, think over, speculate, ruminate, mull, mull over, muse, excogitate, contemplate, meditate Definition: reflect deeply on a subject Usage: 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

Similar words: think, cogitate, cerebrate Definition: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments Usage: I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere

Synonyms: devise, contrive, excogitate, forge, formulate, invent Definition: come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort Usage: excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

Similar words: create by mental act, create mentally Definition: create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands