HyperDic: thinking

English > 2 senses of the word thinking:
NOUNcognitionthinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentationthe process of using your mind to consider something carefully
ADJECTIVEallthinking, intelligent, reasoningendowed with the capacity to reason
thinking > pronunciation
Soundsthih'ngkihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > thinking: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningendowed with the capacity to reason.
Synonymsintelligent, reasoning
Broaderrationalconsistent with or based on or using reason
Spanishinteligente, racional
Catalanintel·ligent, racional
English > thinking: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe process of using your mind to consider something carefully.
Example"thinking always made him frown"
Synonymsthought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentation
NarrowerconsiderationThe process of giving careful thought to something
construction, mental synthesisThe creation of a construct
convergent thinkingThinking that brings together information focussed on solving a problem (especially solving problems that have a single correct solution)
divergent thinking, out-of-the-box thinkingthinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions
excogitationthinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it
explanationThought that makes something comprehensible
free associationA thought process in which ideas (words or images) suggest other ideas in a sequence
ideationThe process of forming and relating ideas
line of thoughtA particular way of thinking that is characteristic of some individual or group
mysticismobscure or irrational thought
planning, preparation, provisionThe cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening / happening
problem solvingThe thought processes involved in solving a problem
reasoning, logical thinking, abstract thoughtThinking that is coherent and logical
train of thought, threadThe connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together
Broaderhigher cognitive processcognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use
Spanishintelección, meditación, pensamiento, reflexión
Catalanmeditació, pensament, reflexió
Verbsthinkuse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
thinkdecide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting

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