Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A thinking out; the act of devising in the mind; contrivance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of excogitating; a devising in the thoughts; invention; contrivance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Careful thought or consideration.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun thinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it
  • noun the creation of something in the mind

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