1. To consider carefully.
    It is now time for the jury to deliberate the guilt of the defendant.


  1. Done on purpose; intentional.
    Tripping me was deliberate action.
  2. Of a person, weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or decision; carefully considering the probable consequences of a step; circumspect; slow in determining.
    The jury took eight hours to come to its deliberate verdict.
  3. Formed with deliberation; well-advised; carefully considered; not sudden or rash.
    a deliberate opinion; a deliberate measure or result
  4. Not hasty or sudden; slow.

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