What does the word meditate mean?

Usage examples for meditate

  1. Aunt Jane told me to meditate on my sins. – Mary Marie by Eleanor H. Porter
  2. Wordsworth, now about thirty, and the author of many characteristic lyrics, on returning from Germany and settling at Grasmere, begins to meditate a long poem. – Oxford Lectures on Poetry by Andrew Cecil Bradley
  3. He did not meditate any such step as that. – An Old Man's Love by Anthony Trollope