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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)


Noun think has 1 sense

Verb think has 13 senses


thinkv. t. [OE. thinken, properly, to seem, from AS. (cf. Methinks), but confounded with OE. thenken to think, fr. AS. (imp. ); akin to D. denken, dunken, OS. thenkian, thunkian, G. denken, dÜnken, Icel. to perceive, to know, to seem, Goth. , , to think, to think, to seem, OL. tongere to know. Cf. Thank, Thought.].
  •  To seem or appear; -- used chiefly in the expressions methinketh or methinks, and methought.  [1913 Webster]
    " These are genuine Anglo-Saxon expressions, equivalent to it seems to me, it seemed to me. In these expressions me is in the dative case."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To employ any of the intellectual powers except that of simple perception through the senses; to exercise the higher intellectual faculties.  [1913 Webster]
    "For that I am
    I know, because I think.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To call anything to mind; to remember; as, I would have sent the books, but I did not think of it.  [1913 Webster]
    " To think, in a philosophical use as yet somewhat limited, designates the higher intellectual acts, the acts preëminently rational; to judge; to compare; to reason. Thinking is employed by Hamilton as “comprehending all our collective energies.” It is defined by Mansel as “the act of knowing or judging by means of concepts,”by Lotze as “the reaction of the mind on the material supplied by external influences.” See Thought."  [1913 Webster]
    "Well thought upon; I have it here."  [1913 Webster]
    "And when he thought thereon, he wept."  [1913 Webster]
    "He thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?"  [1913 Webster]
    "Let them marry to whom they think best."  [1913 Webster]
    "I thought to promote thee unto great honor."  [1913 Webster]
    "Thou thought'st to help me."  [1913 Webster]
    "Think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father."  [1913 Webster]
To think better of. See under Better. -- To think much of, or To think well of, to hold in esteem; to esteem highly.
Syn. -- To expect; guess; cogitate; reflect; ponder; contemplate; meditate; muse; imagine; suppose; believe. See Expect, Guess.
thinkv. t. 
  •  To conceive; to imagine.  [1913 Webster]
    "Charity . . . thinketh no evil."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To plan or design; to plot; to compass.  [1913 Webster]
    "So little womanhood
    And natural goodness, as to think the death
    Of her own son.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To believe; to consider; to esteem.  [1913 Webster]
    "Nor think superfluous other's aid."  [1913 Webster]
To think much, to esteem a great matter; to grudge. [Obs.] “[He] thought not much to clothe his enemies.” Milton. -- To think scorn. (a) To disdain. [Obs.] “He thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone.” Esther iii. 6. (b) To feel indignation. [Obs.]
     Act of thinking; a thought.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


think, v. & n.
--v. (past and past part. thought)
1 tr. (foll. by that + clause) be of the opinion (we think that they will come).
2 tr. (foll. by that + clause or to + infin.) judge or consider (is thought to be a fraud).
3 intr. exercise the mind positively with one's ideas etc. (let me think for a moment).
4 tr. (foll. by of or about) a consider; be or become mentally aware of (think of you constantly). b form or entertain the idea of; imagine to oneself (couldn't think of such a thing). c choose mentally; hit upon (think of a number).
5 tr. have a half-formed intention (I think I'll stay).
6 tr. form a conception of (cannot think how you do it).
7 tr. reduce to a specified condition by thinking (cannot think away a toothache).
8 tr. recognize the presence or existence of (the child thought no harm).
9 tr. (foll. by to + infin.) intend or expect (thinks to deceive us).
10 tr. (foll. by to + infin.) remember (did not think to lock the door).
--n. colloq. an act of thinking (must have a think about that).

think again revise one's plans or opinions. think aloud utter one's thoughts as soon as they occur. think back to recall (a past event or time). think better of change one's mind about (an intention) after reconsideration. think big see BIG. think fit see FIT(1). think for oneself have an independent mind or attitude. think little (or nothing) of consider to be insignificant or unremarkable. think much (or highly) of have a high opinion of. think on (or upon) archaic think of or about. think out 1 consider carefully.
2 produce (an idea etc.) by thinking. think over reflect upon in order to reach a decision. think through reflect fully upon (a problem etc.). think twice use careful consideration, avoid hasty action, etc. think up colloq. devise; produce by thought.
thinkable adj.
OE thencan thohte gethoht f. Gmc



account as, aim, aim at, anticipate, appreciate, aspire after, aspire to, assess, assume, be afraid, be after, be concerned, believe, brood, call to mind, care, cerebrate, cogitable, cogitate, come up with, comprehend, comprehensible, conceivable, conceive, conceptualize, conclude, concoct, conjecture, consider, contemplate, contrive, convincing, create, credit, daresay, deduce, deem, deliberate, design, desire, destine, determine, devise, divine, dread, dream, dream up, drive at, entertain ideas, envisage, envision, esteem, estimate, evaluate, exercise the mind, expect, face, fancy, fantasize, feasible, feature, feel, foresee, form ideas, gather, go for, grant, guess, harbor a design, have a hunch, have an idea, have an impression, have an inkling, have every intention, have in mind, have the idea, heed, hold, hold as, hope, ideate, image, imaginable, imagine, improvise, infer, intellectualize, intend, invent, judge, let, let be, likely, logicalize, logicize, look upon as, maintain, make up, mark, mean, meditate, mind, mull, mull over, muse, muse over, opine, pay attention, plan, plausible, ponder, possible, practicable, practical, prefigure, presumable, presume, presuppose, presurmise, pretend, project, propose, provisionally accept, purport, purpose, rationalize, realize, reason, recall, reck, reckon, recollect, reflect, regard, remember, repute, resolve, ruminate, ruminate over, say, see, sense, set down as, speculate, study, supposable, suppose, surmise, suspect, take, take an interest, take for, take for granted, take it, take to be, think of, thinkable, trow, understand, value, view as, vision, visualize, ween, weigh




VB think, reflect, cogitate, excogitate, consider, deliberate, bestow thought upon, bestow consideration upon, speculate, contemplate, meditate, ponder, muse, dream, ruminate, brood over, con over, animadvert, study, bend the mind, apply the mind, digest, discuss, hammer at, weigh, perpend, realize, appreciate, fancy, trow, take into consideration, take counsel, commune with oneself, bethink oneself, collect one's thoughts, revolve in the mind, turn over in the mind, run over in the mind, chew the cud upon, sleep upon, take counsel of one's pillow, advise with one's pillow, rack one's brains, ransack one's brains, crack one's brains, beat one's brains, cudgel one's brains, set one's brain to work, set one's wits to work, harbor an idea, entertain an idea, cherish an idea, nurture an idea, take into one's head, bear in mind, reconsider, occur, present itself, suggest itself, come into one's head, get into one's head, strike one, flit across the view, come uppermost, run in one s head, enter the mind, pass in the mind, cross the mind, flash on the mind, flash across the mind, float in the mind, fasten itself on the mind, be uppermost in the mind, occupy the mind, have in one's mind, make an impression, sink into the mind, penetrate into the mind, engross the thoughts.


VB believe, credit, give faith to, give credit to, credence to, see, realize, assume, receive, set down for, take for, have it, take it, consider, esteem, presume, count upon, depend upon, calculate upon, pin one's faith upon, reckon upon, lean upon, build upon, rely upon, rest upon, lay one's account for, make sure of, make oneself easy about, on that score, take on trust, take on credit, take for granted, take for gospel, allow some weight to, attach some weight to, know, know for certain, have know, make no doubt, doubt not, be, rest assured, persuade oneself, assure oneself, satisfy oneself, make up one's mind, give one credit for, confide in, believe in, put one's trust in, place in, repose in, implicit confidence in, take one's word for, at one's word, place reliance on, rely upon, swear by, regard to, think, hold, take, take it, opine, be of opinion, conceive, trow, ween, fancy, apprehend, have it, hold a belief, possess, entertain a belief, adopt a belief, imbibe a belief, embrace a belief, get hold of a belief, hazard, foster, nurture a belief, cherish a belief, have an opinion, hold an opinion, possess, entertain an opinion, adopt an opinion, imbibe an opinion, embrace an opinion, get hold of an opinion, hazard an opinion, foster an opinion, nurture an opinion, cherish an opinion, view as, consider as, take as, hold as, conceive as, regard as, esteem as, deem as, look upon as, account as, set down as, surmise, get it into one's head, take it into one's head, come round to an opinion, swallow, cause to be believed, satisfy, persuade, have the ear of, gain the confidence of, assure, convince, convict, convert, wean, bring round, bring over, win over, indoctrinate, cram down the throat, produce conviction, carry conviction, bring home to, drive home to, go down, find credence, pass current, be received, be current, possess, take hold of, take possession of the mind.

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