Definition of excogitates

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • excogitates is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 21
  • excogitates is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 21
  • excogitates is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 23

Definition of excogitates


  • come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort (verb)

    Examples

    1. excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

    Synonyms

    1. contrive
    2. devise
    3. forge
    4. formulate
    5. invent
  • reflect deeply on a subject (verb)

    Examples

    1. The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

    Synonyms

    1. chew over
    2. contemplate
    3. meditate
    4. mull
    5. mull over
    6. muse
    7. ponder
    8. reflect
    9. ruminate
    10. speculate
    11. think over

See definition of excogitates in Merriam Webster

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