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meditate on (something)

To reflect on or think about something with calm, introspective contemplation. After the bankruptcy of my company, I took some time off to meditate on what went wrong. If you feel yourself becoming overwhelmed by stress or anxiety, take some time each day and meditate on the positive things in your life.
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meditate upon (something)

To reflect on or think about something with calm, introspective contemplation. After the bankruptcy of my company, I took some time off to meditate upon what went wrong. If you feel yourself becoming overwhelmed by stress or anxiety, take some time each day and meditate upon the positive things in your life.
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meditate on someone or something

to reflect on someone or something. Judy was instructed to meditate on a flower. I will meditate on that happy thought.
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She said: "I was blessed as I learned how to meditate with Deepak Chopra."
For more information on Boston Meditates and the event at First Parish Church, Harvard Square, visit: www.BostonMeditates.org.
“I have observed a misconception that, to meditate one must embody qualities of a monk or a yogi doing a headstand,” Berglass said.
The busier one is, the more one has to meditate,” Patel said.
"If you say you are learning to meditate people no longer think you are a fruitcake.
Two smaller works at the beginning of the program were notable for longtime partners Creach and Koester's separate collaborations with Sean Curran and Peter Schmitz, Curran and Koester's Red Sphinx Meditates, danced on a red circle, has an easy, meditative quality that builds unison movement into layered, supported dancing--a lift here, a sudden change of tempo there.
I meditate on my raised right hand, the palm open like in the image of the aluminum plate on Pioneer 10 sent into space.
"I really think I'm able to handle more because I meditate," said Toni Vidal.