premeditating

premeditate

[pri-med-i-teyt]
verb (used with object), premeditated, premeditating.
to meditate, consider, or plan beforehand: to premeditate a murder.

Origin:
1540–50; < Latin praemeditātus past participle of praemeditārī to contemplate in advance. See pre-, meditate

premeditative, adjective
premeditator, noun


See deliberate.
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premeditate (prɪˈmɛdɪˌteɪt)
 
vb
to plan or consider (something, such as a violent crime) beforehand
 
pre'meditatedly
 
adv
 
pre'meditative
 
adj
 
pre'meditator
 
n

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