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Definitions of think

  1. To have the mind occupied on some subject; to revolve ideas in the mind: to judge; to conclude; to intend; to fancy or suppose: to meditate; to reflect; to consider; to deliberate; to presume. To think on, to meditate on; to light on by meditation; to remember. To think of, to have ideas come into the mind. To think well of, to hold in esteem. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To conceive; to imagine. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To employ any of the intellectual powers except that of simple perception through the senses; to exercise the higher intellectual faculties. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To call anything to mind; to remember; as, I would have sent the books, but I did not think of it. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To reflect upon any subject; to muse; to meditate; to ponder; to consider; to deliberate. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To form an opinion by reasoning; to judge; to conclude; to believe; as, I think it will rain to-morrow. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To purpose; to intend; to design; to mean. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To presume; to venture. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To plan or design; to plot; to compass. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To believe; to consider; to esteem. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To seem or appear; - used chiefly in the expressions methinketh or methinks, and methought. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To imagine; to occupy the mind with; to believe; to suppose. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. To imagine: to judge: to believe or consider:-pa.t. and pa.p. thought. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. To imagine; consider; believe. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. To form or entertain in mind; to suppose; believe; remember; purpose. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. To occupy the mind with some subject; to work with the mind; to form an opinion; to meditate; to reason; believe; judge; intend; imagine; recollect; as, to think of the past; consider or reflect; presume. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. To exercise the mind: to revolve ideas in the mind: to judge: to form or hold as an opinion: to consider: to purpose or design. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18. To have ideas; consider; meditate; judge; hold an opinion; purpose. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  19. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. have in mind as a purpose; "I mean no harm"; "I only meant to help you"; "She didn't think to harm me"; "We thought to return early that night" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. imagine or visualize; "Just think--you could be rich one day!"; "Think what a scene it must have been!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation; "She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. be capable of conscious thought; "Man is the only creature that thinks" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. have or formulate in the mind; "think good thoughts" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. dispose the mind in a certain way; "Do you really think so?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. focus one's attention on a certain state; "Think big"; "think thin" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting; "Can you think what to do next?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. an instance of deliberate thinking; "I need to give it a good think" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  29. ponder; reflect on, or reason about; "Think the matter through"; "Think how hard life in Russia must be these days" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. To exercise the mind; consider; meditate; reflect. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. To conceive; to imagine; to believe; to consider; to scan. To think much, to grudge. To think much of, to hold in high esteem. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. To have the mind occupied on some subject; to revolve ideas in the mind; to muse; to hold as a settled opinion; to judge; to consider probable; to meditate; to ponder; to imagine; to believe. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  33. Thinking. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  34. THINKER. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  35. Thought. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for think

  1. " I think I know why you have come. – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  2. No, Miss Deyncourt; I think not. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
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