To keep the mind in a state of contemplation; to dwell on anything in thought; to think seriously; to muse; to cogitate; to reflect.
- To reflect on; contemplate.
- To plan in the mind; intend: meditated a visit to her daughter.
- Buddhism & Hinduism To train, calm, or empty the mind, often by achieving an altered state, as by focusing on a single object.
- To engage in devotional contemplation, especially prayer.
- To think or reflect, especially in a calm and deliberate manner.