Synonyms and related words:
calculate, cook up, fix, forethink, frame, frame up, pack, pack the deal, plan, plot, prearrange, preconcert, preconsider, precontrive, predecide, predesign, predetermine, preorder, prepare, preresolve, rig, scheme, set up, sew up, stack the cards, work out beforehand

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  • premeditate — pre·med·i·tate /pri me də ˌtāt/ vb tat·ed, tat·ing vt: to think about or consider beforehand must premeditate the killing and deliberate about it W. R. LaFave and A. W. Scott, Jr. vi: to think or consider beforehand Merriam Webster’s Dictionary… …   Law dictionary

  • Premeditate — Pre*med i*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Premeditated} ( t[=a] t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Premeditating}.] [L. praemeditatus, p. p. of praemeditari; prae before + meditari to meditate. See {Meditate}.] To think on, and revolve in the mind, beforehand; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Premeditate — Pre*med i*tate, v. i. To think, consider, deliberate, or revolve in the mind, beforehand. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Premeditate — Pre*med i*tate, a. [L. praemeditatus, p. p.] Premeditated; deliberate. [Archaic] Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • premeditate — (v.) 1540s, from PRE (Cf. pre ) + MEDITATE (Cf. meditate). Related: Premeditated; premeditating …   Etymology dictionary

  • premeditate — [prē med′ə tāt΄] vt. premeditated, premeditating [< L praemeditatus, pp. of praemeditari: see PRE & MEDITATE] to think out, plan, or scheme beforehand [a premeditated murder] vi. to think or meditate beforehand premeditatedly adv.… …   English World dictionary

  • premeditate — premeditative, adj. premeditator, n. /pri med i tayt /, v.t., premeditated, premeditating. to meditate, consider, or plan beforehand: to premeditate a murder. [1540 50; < L praemeditatus ptp. of praemeditari to contemplate in advance. See PRE ,… …   Universalium

  • premeditate — verb Etymology: Latin praemeditatus, past participle of praemeditari, from prae + meditari to meditate Date: circa 1548 transitive verb to think about and revolve in the mind beforehand intransitive verb to think, consider, or deliberate… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • premeditate — verb To plan ahead of time …   Wiktionary

  • premeditate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. calculate, plan, predesign, resolve, prearrange. See intention. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. propose, aim, plot; see intend 1 . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To consider and plan in advance:… …   English dictionary for students

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