think1 [thiŋk]
thought, thinking [< ME thenchen, to think, confused with thinchen, to seem < OE thencan < PGmc * thankjan, to think: for IE base see THANK]
1. to form or have in the mind; conceive [thinking good thoughts]
2. to hold in one's opinion; judge; consider [many think her charming]
3. to believe; surmise; expect [they think they can come]
4. to determine, resolve, work out, etc. by reasoning [think what your next move should be]
5. Now Rare to purpose; intend [thinking to do right]
a) to bring to mind; form an idea of [think what the future holds]
b) to recall; recollect [think what joy was ours]
7. to have the mind turned steadily toward; have constantly in mind [think success]
1. to use the mind for arriving at conclusions, making decisions, drawing inferences, etc.; reflect; reason [learn to think]
2. to have an opinion, belief, expectation, etc. [I just think so]
3. to weigh something mentally; reflect [think before you act]
4. to call to mind; recall; remember: with of or about
5. to have an opinion, judgment, etc.: with of or about
6. to allow oneself to consider: with of or about
7. to have regard for; consider the welfare of: with of or about
8. to discover or invent; conceive (of)
Informal the act of thinking [give it a good think]
Slang having to do with thinking
having to do with thinking
think all the world of or think the world of
to admire or love greatly
think better of
1. to form a more favorable opinion of
2. to make a more sensible or practical decision about, after reconsidering
think fit
to regard as proper or appropriate
think little of or think nothing of
1. to attach little (or no) importance, value, etc. to
2. to have little (or no) hesitancy about
think nothing of it!
you're welcome!
think on (or upon)
Archaic to give thought or consideration to
think out
1. to think about completely or to the end
2. to work out, solve, discover, or plan by thinking
think out loud
to speak one's thoughts as they occur: Also think aloud
think over
to give thought to; ponder well, as for reconsideration
think through
to think about until one reaches a conclusion or resolution
think twice
to reconsider; pause to think about again
think up
to invent, contrive, plan, etc. by thinking
SYN.- THINK1 is the general word meaning to exercise the mental faculties so as to form ideas, arrive at conclusions, etc. [learn to think clearly ]; REASON implies a logical sequence of thought, starting with what is known or assumed and advancing to a definite conclusion through the inferences drawn [he reasoned that she would accept ]; COGITATE is used, sometimes humorously, of a person who is, or appears to be, thinking hard [I was cogitating, not daydreaming ]; REFLECT implies a turning of one's thoughts on or back on a subject and connotes deep or quiet continued thought [he reflected on the day's events ]; SPECULATE implies a reasoning on the basis of incomplete or uncertain evidence and therefore stresses the conjectural character of the opinions formed [to speculate on the possibility of life on Mars ]; DELIBERATE implies careful and thorough consideration of a matter in order to arrive at a conclusion [the jury deliberated on the case ]
think2 [thiŋk]
thought [< ME thinchen, to seem, confused with thenchen, to think: see THINK1]
to seem: obs., except in archaic METHINKS, METHOUGHT

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