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 think think

noun

  • an instance of deliberate thinking  ( think )
    an instance of deliberate thinking
     I need to give it a good think
    I need to give it a good think
  • verb

  • ( ) judge or regard; look upon; judge  ( believe, conceive, consider, think )
    judge or regard; look upon; judge
     I think he is very smart
    I think he is very smart
     I believe her to be very smart
    I believe her to be very smart
     I think that he is her boyfriend
    I think that he is her boyfriend
     The racist conceives such people to be inferior
    The racist conceives such people to be inferior
  • ( ) expect, believe, or suppose  ( guess, imagine, opine, reckon, suppose, think )
    expect, believe, or suppose
     I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
     I thought to find her in a bad state
    I thought to find her in a bad state
     he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
     I guess she is angry at me for standing her up
    I guess she is angry at me for standing her up
  • ( ) use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments  ( cerebrate, cogitate, think )
    use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
     I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere
    I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere
  • ( ) recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection  ( call back, call up, recall, recollect, remember, retrieve, think )
    recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
     I can't remember saying any such thing
    I can't remember saying any such thing
     I can't think what her last name was
    I can't think what her last name was
     can you remember her phone number?
    can you remember her phone number?
     Do you remember that he once loved you?
    Do you remember that he once loved you?
     call up memories
    call up memories
  • ( ) imagine or visualize  ( think )
    imagine or visualize
     Just think--you could be rich one day!
    Just think--you could be rich one day!
     Think what a scene it must have been!
    Think what a scene it must have been!
  • ( ) focus one's attention on a certain state  ( think )
    focus one's attention on a certain state
     Think big
    Think big
     think thin
    think thin
  • ( ) have in mind as a purpose  ( intend, mean, think )
    have in mind as a purpose
     I mean no harm
    I mean no harm
     I only meant to help you
    I only meant to help you
     She didn't think to harm me
    She didn't think to harm me
     We thought to return early that night
    We thought to return early that night
  • bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation  ( think )
    bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation
     She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam
    She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam
  • be capable of conscious thought  ( think )
    be capable of conscious thought
     Man is the only creature that thinks
    Man is the only creature that thinks
  • have or formulate in the mind  ( think )
    have or formulate in the mind
     think good thoughts
    think good thoughts
  • dispose the mind in a certain way  ( think )
    dispose the mind in a certain way
     Do you really think so?
    Do you really think so?
  • ponder; reflect on, or reason about  ( think )
    ponder; reflect on, or reason about
     Think the matter through
    Think the matter through
     Think how hard life in Russia must be these days
    Think how hard life in Russia must be these days
  • decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting  ( think )
    decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting
     Can you think what to do next?
    Can you think what to do next?


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