To direct the eyes on an object
To think or think about carefully and at length
To have in mind as a goal or purpose
To look at
Continuing to contemplate the cup, he finally spoke.
It didn't need another rinse, but she needed the time to contemplate before saying something she might regret.
There wasn't time to contemplate why.
If you contemplate the article below, it may help those considering retirement.
He wrote to his family saying that he would contemplate moving in order to live in Spain.