- The act of carefully considering or discussing matters and making choices
- The process of evaluating or giving thoughtful consideration to something
- A situation or decision that arises from thorough and measured consideration or reflection
- An act or thing that is understood in nature and its implications, as a result of thoughtful consideration
- The jury will deliberate over the evidence before reaching a verdict.
- A scientist will deliberate over the findings before publishing the research results.
- The education committee will deliberate on the proposed changes to the curriculum.