Meditate vs Bethink - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between meditate and bethink
is that meditate
is to contemplate; to keep the mind fixed upon something; to study while bethink
is (obsolete|transitive) to think about, to recollect.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To contemplate; to keep the mind fixed upon something; to study.
To sit or lie down and come to a deep rest while still remaining conscious.
* See also
(obsolete) To think about, to recollect.
(pronominal) To think (of) (something or somebody) or (that) (+ clause); to remind oneself, to consider, to reflect upon.
*2010 , (Christopher Hitchens), Hitch-22 , Atlantic 2011, p. 49:
*:However, and just before I was due to take the entrance exam at the age of thirteen, my mother bethought herself that it might be worth taking a look at the place where I was due to be conscripted for the next five formative years.
to meditate, ponder; to consider
to determine, resolve