HyperDic: think

English > 14 senses of the word think:
VERBcognitionthink, believe, consider, conceivejudge or regard
cognitionthink, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guessexpect, believe, or suppose
cognitionthink, cogitate, cerebrateuse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
cognitionthink, remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollectrecall knowledge from memory
creationthinkimagine or visualize / visualize
cognitionthinkfocus one's attention on a certain state
cognitionthink, intend, meanhave in mind as a purpose
cognitionthinkdecide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting
cognitionthinkponder
cognitionthinkdispose the mind in a certain way
cognitionthinkhave or formulate in the mind
cognitionthinkbe capable of conscious thought
changethinkbring into a given condition by mental preoccupation
NOUNcognitionthinkan instance of deliberate thinking
think > pronunciation
Soundsthih'ngk
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English > think: 14 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn instance of deliberate thinking.
Example"I need to give it a good think"
Broaderdeliberation, weighing, advisementCareful consideration
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Verbsthinkuse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
thinkrecall knowledge from memory
thinkbe capable of conscious thought
thinkfocus one's attention on a certain state
thinkdecide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting
thinkponder
thinkhave or formulate in the mind
thinkimagine or visualize / visualize
English > think: 14 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningjudge or regard; look upon; judge.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey think that there was a traffic accident
Examples
  • "I think he is very smart"
  • "I think that he is her boyfriend"
Synonymsbelieve, consider, conceive
NarrowerfeelHave a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude
holdRemain committed to
rethinkchange one's mind
see, consider, reckon, view, regarddeem to be
thinkdispose the mind in a certain way
think of, repute, know as, be known as, regard as, look upon, look on, esteem, take to belook on as or consider
Broaderevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Spanishconsiderar, creer, opinar, pensar
Catalanconsiderar, creure, pensar
Nounsthoughtthe content of cognition
thoughta personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
English > think: 14 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningExpect, believe, or suppose.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"
Synonymsopine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess
Narrowersuspecthold in suspicion
Broaderexpect, anticipateregard something as probable or likely
Spanishcreer, imaginar, opinar, pensar, suponer
Catalancreure, imaginar, opinar, pensar, suposar
Nounsthoughtthe content of cognition
thoughta personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
English > think: 14 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
Synonymscogitate, cerebrate
Narrowerassociate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connectmake a logical or causal connection
brainstormtry to solve a problem by thinking intensely about it
chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculateReflect deeply on a subject / subject
concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivetdirect one's attention on something
evaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
give, pay, devotededicate
philosophize, philosophisereason philosophically
planmake plans for something
puzzle overtry to solve
rationalize, rationaliseThink rationally
reasonThink logically
reason, reason out, concludedecide by reasoning
study, meditate, contemplateThink intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
thinkdecide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting
thinkponder
thinkHave or formulate in the mind
think aboutHave on one's mind, think about actively
See alsothink outconsider carefully and rationally
think overreflect deeply on a subject / subject
think updevise or invent / invent
Spanishcreer, discurrir, meditar, pensar, reflexionar
Catalandiscórrer, pensar
Nounsthinkan instance of deliberate thinking
thinkeran important intellectual
thinkersomeone who exercises the mind / mind (usually in an effort to reach a decision)
thinking, thoughtthe process of using your mind to consider something carefully
English > think: 14 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningrecall knowledge from memory; have a recollection.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
Example "I can't think what her last name was"
Synonymsremember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect
Caused byremindput in the mind of someone
Narrowerknowperceive as familiar / familiar
recognize, recogniseperceive to be the same
review, brush up, refreshrefresh one's memory
See alsothink backrecapture the past
Oppositeforget, block, blank out, draw a blankBe unable to remember
Spanishacordarse, acordar, evocar, recordar, rememorar
Catalanrecordar, rememorar
Nounsthinkan instance of deliberate thinking
thoughtthe content of cognition
English > think: 14 senses > verb 5, creation
Meaningimagine or visualize / visualize.
PatternSomebody ----s
Examples
  • "Just think--you could be rich one day!"
  • "Think what a scene it must have been!"
Broaderimagine, conceive of, ideate, envisageform a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
Spanishcreer, figurarse, imaginar, pensar
Catalancreure, pensar
Nounsthinkan instance of deliberate thinking
thoughtthe content of cognition
English > think: 14 senses > verb 6, cognition
MeaningFocus one's attention on a certain state.
PatternSomebody ----s Adjective
Examples
  • "Think big"
  • "think thin"
Broaderconcentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivetdirect one's attention on something
Spanishpensar
Nounsthinkan instance of deliberate thinking
thoughtthe content of cognition
English > think: 14 senses > verb 7, cognition
Meaninghave in mind as a purpose.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey think to move
Example "She didn't think to harm me"
Synonymsintend, mean
Narroweraim, purpose, purport, proposePropose or intend
designIntend or have as a purpose
plan, be afterHave the will and intention to carry out some action
Spanishcomportar, intentar, pensar, planear, pretender, proponerse, significar
Catalancomportar, pensar, proposar-se, tenir la intenció
English > think: 14 senses > verb 8, cognition
Meaningdecide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Can you think what to do next?"
Broaderthink, cogitate, cerebrateUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Similar tothinkponder
Nounsthinkan instance of deliberate thinking
thinkingthe process of using your mind to consider something carefully
English > think: 14 senses > verb 9, cognition
Meaningponder; reflect on, or reason about.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
Examples
  • "Think the matter through"
  • "Think how hard life in Russia must be these days"
Broaderthink, cogitate, cerebrateUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Similar tothinkdecide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting
Nounsthinkan instance of deliberate thinking
thoughtthe process of using your mind to consider something carefully
thoughtthe content of cognition
English > think: 14 senses > verb 10, cognition
Meaningdispose the mind in a certain way.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"Do you really think so?"
Broaderthink, believe, consider, conceivejudge or regard
Nounsthoughtthe organized beliefs of a period or group or individual
English > think: 14 senses > verb 11, cognition
MeaningHave or formulate in the mind.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"think good thoughts"
Broaderthink, cogitate, cerebrateUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Nounsthinkan instance of deliberate thinking
thoughtthe content of cognition
English > think: 14 senses > verb 12, cognition
MeaningBe capable of conscious thought.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue think
Example"Man is the only creature that thinks"
Spanishpensar
Catalanpensar
Nounsthinkan instance of deliberate thinking
thoughtthe process of using your mind to consider something carefully
thoughtthe content of cognition
English > think: 14 senses > verb 13, change
MeaningBring into a given condition by mental preoccupation.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change

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