Verb cogitate has 2 senses
  1. cogitate - consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in one's mind
    --1 is one way to
    chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate
    Derived forms: noun cogitation1, noun cogitation2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
  2. think, cogitate, cerebrate - use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
    Derived form: noun cogitation2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s