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Definitions of think

  1. 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"
  2. 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. 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"
  4. imagine or visualize; " Just think-- you could be rich one day!"; " Think what a scene it must have been!"
  5. bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation; " She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam"
  6. be capable of conscious thought; " Man is the only creature that thinks"
  7. have or formulate in the mind; " think good thoughts"
  8. dispose the mind in a certain way; " Do you really think so?"
  9. focus one's attention on a certain state; " Think big"; " think thin"
  10. decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting; " Can you think what to do next?"
  11. an instance of deliberate thinking; " I need to give it a good think"
  12. ponder; reflect on, or reason about; " Think the matter through"; " Think how hard life in Russia must be these days"
  13. To conceive; to imagine.
  14. To employ any of the intellectual powers except that of simple perception through the senses; to exercise the higher intellectual faculties.
  15. To call anything to mind; to remember; as, I would have sent the books, but I did not think of it.
  16. To reflect upon any subject; to muse; to meditate; to ponder; to consider; to deliberate.
  17. To form an opinion by reasoning; to judge; to conclude; to believe; as, I think it will rain to- morrow.
  18. To purpose; to intend; to design; to mean.
  19. To presume; to venture.
  20. To plan or design; to plot; to compass.
  21. To believe; to consider; to esteem.
  22. To seem or appear; - used chiefly in the expressions methinketh or methinks, and methought.
  23. 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.
  24. To imagine; to occupy the mind with; to believe; to suppose.
  25. Thought.
  26. Thinking.
  27. 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.
  28. To imagine: to judge: to believe or consider:- pa. t. and pa. p. thought.
  29. THINKER.
  30. To have ideas; consider; meditate; judge; hold an opinion; purpose.
  31. To imagine; consider; believe.
  32. To form or entertain in mind; to suppose; believe; remember; purpose.
  33. To exercise the mind; consider; meditate; reflect.
  34. To conceive; to imagine; to believe; to consider; to scan. To think much, to grudge. To think much of, to hold in high esteem.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
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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
  3. I don't know what they think. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  4. Oh, I think not. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  5. Do you think he is?" – That Boy Of Norcott's by Charles James Lever
  6. No, I did not think that. – Christina by L. G. Moberly
  7. Well, what d'you think of that! – The Auto Boys' Vacation by James A. Braden
  8. You think Miss Merivale will be glad? – Miss Merivale's Mistake by Mrs. Henry Clarke
  9. I think you said you were going to Redmead? – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  10. No; she said, I did not think of that. – Amabel Channice by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  11. No, she would not think of Ba'tiste. – Northern Lights by Gilbert Parker
  12. What do you think, Margaret?" – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  13. I do not know, but I think so. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  14. Don't you think I'm kind? – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  15. Do you think he will understand?" – Somewhere in France by Richard Harding Davis
  16. And what 'll ye think of it, Davy? – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  17. Well, I think not. – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  18. No- don't think of it! – The Return of Peter Grimm by David Belasco Edited by Montrose J. Moses
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