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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
think (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to form or have in the mind
2.
to have as an intention - thought to return early
3.
a) to have as an opinion - think it's so
b) to regard as - consider think the rule unfair
4.
a) to reflect on - ponder think the matter over
b) to determine by reflecting - think what to do next
5.
to call to mind - remember he never thinks to ask how we do
6.
to devise by - thinking usually used with up thought up a plan to escape
7.
to have as an expectation - anticipate we didn't think we'd have any trouble
8.
a) to center one's thoughts on - talks and thinks business
b) to form a mental picture of
9.
intransitive verb
to subject to the processes of logical thought - think things out
1.
a) to exercise the powers of judgment, conception, or inference - reason
b) to have in the mind or call to mind a thought
2.
a) to have the mind engaged in reflection - meditate
b) to consider the suitability - thought of her for president
3.
to have a view or opinion - thinks of himself as a poet
4.
to have concern - usually used with of a man must think first of his family
5.
to consider something likely - suspect may happen sooner than you think
think (noun)
an act of - thinking has another think coming
think (adjective)
relating to, requiring, or stimulating - thinking
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
think (verb)
to have as an opinion
SYNONIMS:
allow, conceive, consider, deem, esteem, feel, figure, guess, hold, imagine, judge, reckon, suppose, think
RELATED WORDS:
regard, view; accept, perceive; depend, rely, trust; assume, presume, presuppose, surmise; conclude, deduce, infer
NEAR ANTONYMS:
distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, suspect; disbelieve, discredit, reject
think (verb)
to give serious and careful thought to
SYNONIMS:
chew over, cogitate, consider, contemplate, debate, deliberate, entertain, eye, kick around, meditate, mull (over), perpend, pore (over), question, revolve, ruminate, study, think (about over), turn, weigh, wrestle (with)
RELATED WORDS:
muse (upon), reflect (on upon), reminisce; analyze, explore, review; conclude, reason; second-guess, speculate (about); brood (about over), dwell (on upon), fixate (on upon), fret (about over), obsess (about over); believe, conceive, opine; absorb, assimilate, digest, drink (in)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
disregard, ignore, overlook, slight; dismiss, pooh-pooh ( pooh), reject
think (verb)
to bring back to mind
SYNONIMS:
flash back (to), hark back (to), harken back (to), hearken back (to), mind, recall, recollect, reminisce (about), reproduce, think (of)
RELATED WORDS:
recapture, recur; educe, elicit, evoke, extract, raise, remind; relive; represent
NEAR ANTONYMS:
misremember; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook; lose, miss; blank (out)
disremember, forget, unlearn
think (verb)
to create or think of by clever use of the imagination
SYNONIMS:
concoct, construct, contrive, cook (up), devise, drum up, excogitate, fabricate, make up, manufacture, think (up), trump up, vamp (up)
RELATED WORDS:
coin, design, hatch, produce; daydream, dream, fantasize; conceive, envisage, envision, imagine, picture, vision, visualize; ad-lib, extemporize, improvise
NEAR ANTONYMS:
clone, copy, copycat, duplicate, imitate, mimic, reduplicate, replicate, reproduce
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