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think

think

 
 
pronunciation:
thIngk
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: thinks, thinking, thought
definition 1: to use the power of the mind.
I think better when I'm in quiet surroundings.
synonyms:
conceive, consider, ideate, imagine
similar words:
cogitate, conceptualize, dream, meditate, ponder, reason, remember, theorize
definition 2: to use one's mind to evaluate, reason, or judge.
I need to think before I make my final decision.He thought about selling his car and buying a new one.
 
synonyms:
cogitate, ponder, reason
similar words:
brood, consider, deliberate, estimate, judge, meditate, mull, reflect
definition 3: to turn your mind toward someone or something.
She thought about her sister in the hospital.
synonyms:
ponder, reflect
definition 4: to recall or remember (usu. fol. by of).
He thought of his college days.
synonyms:
recollect, remember, reminisce
similar words:
bethink, recall
definition 5: to exercise caution.
Think before you act.
synonyms:
cogitate, consider, deliberate
similar words:
contemplate, imagine, judge, reason, reflect, ruminate
definition 6: to have an opinion or belief.
I think of him as a good man.
synonyms:
conceive
similar words:
conceptualize, deem, feel, judge
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to expect or believe.
He thinks that they will return soon.
synonyms:
expect
similar words:
believe, guess, hope, imagine, project, speculate, suppose
definition 2: to reflect about or ponder.
Think what this means for your future.
synonyms:
cogitate, consider, contemplate, ponder
similar words:
analyze, deliberate, envisage, examine, imagine, regard, ruminate, speculate, study
definition 3: to form, as an idea; imagine.
She thought how lovely it would be to have a wedding in such a place.
synonyms:
conceive, imagine, picture
similar words:
concoct, contrive, design, formulate, ideate, image, intend, invent, project
definition 4: to have an opinion of; believe.
They thought him crude and uncultured.
synonyms:
adjudge, believe, consider, judge, regard
similar words:
assume, deem, fancy, feel, hold, infer, maintain, opine, presume, repute, suppose
definition 5: to remember or have in mind.
She was thinking how happy she had been.
synonyms:
recall, recollect, remember
similar words:
bethink
definition 6: to mentally formulate or consider.
I need time to think the matter through.
synonyms:
conceive, consider, imagine
similar words:
cogitate, conceptualize, concoct, contrive, devise, dream up, formulate, invent, ruminate
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