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meditate in Religion topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmeditatemed‧i‧tate /ˈmedɪteɪt/ verb  1 [intransitive]THINK ABOUT to think seriously and deeply about somethingmeditate on/upon She sat quietly, meditating on the day’s events.2 [intransitive]MARR to spend time sitting in a silent calm state, in order to relax completely or for religious purposes I try to meditate for half an hour every evening.3 [transitive]PLAN formal to plan to do something, usually something unpleasant Silently she meditated revenge.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
meditateDo you exercise, bathe, meditate?There was a shelf full of his books in the Communing Room where they eat, meditate, and experience ecstasy.Years ago in Manchester, my husband was taught to meditate by a Yiddishe guru in Didsbury.Every morning I like to meditate for 20 minutes.I started to meditate on that verse in relation to my argument with my colleague.He had been meditating on the parricidal theme which runs through Dymer since he was a pupil of Kirkpatrick's.After that, DeLeo stays alone in the crown for a while, meditating or talking to the statue.She began to study a form of meditation and meditated twice a day for twenty minutes each time.meditate on/uponSlice off one piece of bread and meditate on it.I started to meditate on that verse in relation to my argument with my colleague.Philippa sat cross-legged beside the bed, as if meditating on the carpet.He kept meditating on the highest ideals and professed weakness to do anything about those ideals.You must meditate on the myriad symbolic interpretations.He had been meditating on the parricidal theme which runs through Dymer since he was a pupil of Kirkpatrick's.We dubbed this plating the Tabula Rasa: Enjoy your morsel, meditate on the white space.In the monasteries the candidates for illumination are ordered by their masters to go meditate on these enigmas and return with answers.