|1.||[ adjective ] by conscious design or purpose|
|Synonyms:||intentional wilful willful knowing|
"intentional damage" "a knowing attempt to defraud" "a willful waste of time"
|2.||[ adjective ] with care and dignity|
"walking at the same measured pace" "with all deliberate speed"
|3.||[ adjective ] marked by careful consideration or reflection|
"a deliberate decision"
|4.||[ verb ] discuss the pros and cons of an issue|
|Related terms:||discuss vex argument debate deliberation debater|
|5.||[ adjective ] produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation|
"a studied smile" "a note of biting irony and studied insult"- V.L.Parrington
|Related terms:||unstudied affected|
|6.||[ adjective ] carefully thought out in advance|
"a calculated insult" "with measured irony"
|7.||[ verb ] think about carefully; weigh|
|Synonyms:||consider debate turn_over moot|
"They considered the possibility of a strike" "Turn the proposal over in your mind"
|Related terms:||discuss debate see wrestle think_twice premeditate study consideration consideration deliberation|
|8.||[ verb ] consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in one's mind|
|Related terms:||chew_over debate take_counsel see premeditate cogitation|