To meditate is to focus your attention on your breathing and your thoughts. You may use meditation to relax your body and mind.

  • She practices meditation every day to relax her mind and body.

  • I tried to meditate, but I couldn't focus my mind.

Definition of meditating


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.


To consider; to reflect on.

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Example Sentences for meditating

  • 1

    Saints have stressed the importance of meditation and contemplation.

  • 2

    Contemplation with the rosary is the next step beyond scriptural meditation.

  • 3

    In the privacy of the night, they meditate on their Lord, and fall prostrate.

  • 4

    All effort to meditate is the denial of meditation.

  • 5

    The meditation hall is the best place to relax and to meditate.

  • 6

    This is the transcendental meditation.

  • 7

    Meditation is the doorway to the soul.

  • 8

    They continue to meditate on the Lord.

  • 9

    Hearing the word is the main meditation.

  • 10

    The Kingpriest then adjourns the meeting to meditate.