v. t.1.To seem or appear; - used chiefly in the expressions methinketh or methinks, and methought.
[imp. & p. p. Thought ; p. pr. & vb. n. Thinking.]
2.To employ any of the intellectual powers except that of simple perception through the senses; to exercise the higher intellectual faculties.
For that I am
I know, because I think.
- Dryden.
3.To call anything to mind; to remember; as, I would have sent the books, but I did not think of it.
4.To reflect upon any subject; to muse; to meditate; to ponder; to consider; to deliberate.
And when he thought thereon, he wept.
- Mark xiv. 72.
5.To form an opinion by reasoning; to judge; to conclude; to believe; as, I think it will rain to-morrow.
Let them marry to whom they think best.
- Num. xxxvi. 6.
6.To purpose; to intend; to design; to mean.
I thought to promote thee unto great honor.
- Num. xxiv. 11.
7.To presume; to venture.
Think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father.
- Matt. iii. 9.
To think better of
See under Better.
To think much of
to hold in esteem; to esteem highly.
1.To conceive; to imagine.
Charity . . . thinketh no evil.
- 1 Cor. xiii. 4,5.
2.To plan or design; to plot; to compass.
3.To believe; to consider; to esteem.
Nor think superfluous other's aid.
- Milton.
To think much
to esteem a great matter; to grudge.
To think scorn
a - To disdain.
- Milton.
b - To feel indignation.
- Esther iii. 6.
n.1.Act of thinking; a thought.
Noun1.think - an instance of deliberate thinking; "I need to give it a good think"
Verb1.think - judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"
2.think - expect, believe, or suppose; "I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad state"; "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"
3.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"
Synonyms: cerebrate, cogitate
4.think - recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories"
5.think - imagine or visualize; "Just think--you could be rich one day!"; "Think what a scene it must have been!"
6.think - focus one's attention on a certain state; "Think big"; "think thin"
7.think - 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"
Synonyms: intend, mean
8.think - decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting; "Can you think what to do next?"
9.think - ponder; reflect on, or reason about; "Think the matter through"; "Think how hard life in Russia must be these days"
10.think - dispose the mind in a certain way; "Do you really think so?"
11.think - have or formulate in the mind; "think good thoughts"
12.think - be capable of conscious thought; "Man is the only creature that thinks"
13.think - bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation; "She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam"
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