Meditate vs Thought - What's the difference?

meditate | thought |


As verbs the difference between meditate and thought

is that meditate is to contemplate; to keep the mind fixed upon something; to study while thought is (think).

As a noun thought is

form created in the mind, rather than the forms perceived through the five senses; an instance of thinking.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

meditate

English

(meditation)

Verb

  • 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.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    thought

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (archaic)

    Noun

    (wikipedia thought) (en noun)
  • Form created in the mind, rather than the forms perceived through the five senses; an instance of thinking.
  • *
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  • * , chapter=5
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=He was thinking; but the glory of the song, the swell from the great organ, the clustered lights, […], the height and vastness of this noble fane, its antiquity and its strength—all these things seemed to have their part as causes of the thrilling emotion that accompanied his thoughts .}}
  • (uncountable) The process by which such forms arise or are manipulated; thinking.
  • * (Paul Fix)
  • The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it’s unfamiliar territory.
  • A way of thinking (associated with a group, nation or region).
  • Derived terms

    * afterthought * collect one's thoughts * gather one's thoughts * food for thought * on second thoughts * perish the thought * thoughtful * thought leader * thoughtless * thought shower * thoughtlet

    Verb

    (head)
  • (think)