HyperDic: think_of

English > 6 senses of the expression think of:
VERBcognitionthink of, rememberkeep in mind / mind for attention or consideration
cognitionthink of, entertain, toy with, flirt with, think abouttake into consideration, have in view
cognitionthink of, repute, know as, be known as, regard as, look upon, look on, esteem, take to belook on as or consider
cognitionthink of, have in mind, meanintend to refer to
creationthink of, think up, dream up, hatch, concoctdevise or invent / invent
cognitionthink ofchoose in one's mind
English > think of: 6 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningKeep in mind / mind for attention or consideration.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example "Think of the starving children in India!"
Narrowerkeep noteMaintain in the forefront of one's awareness
mind, bear in mindKeep in mind / mind
qualify, characterize, characterisedescribe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
retainKeep in one's mind / mind
Oppositeforget, burydismiss from the mind
Spanishpensar en, pensar, recordar
Catalanpensar en, pensar, recordar
English > think of: 6 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningTake into consideration, have in view.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
Synonymsentertain, toy with, flirt with, think about
BroadercontemplateConsider as a possibility
Spanishtener en cuenta
English > think of: 6 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaninglook on as or consider.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrepute, know as, be known as, regard as, look upon, look on, esteem, take to be
Broaderthink, believe, consider, conceivejudge or regard
Spanishconsiderar, estimar
Catalanconsiderar, estimar
English > think of: 6 senses > verb 4, cognition
MeaningIntend to refer to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymshave in mind, mean
Narrowermention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refermake reference to
Broaderassociate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connectmake a logical or causal connection
English > think of: 6 senses > verb 5, creation
Meaningdevise or invent / invent.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he think of his major works over a short period of time?
Synonymsthink up, dream up, hatch, concoct
Narrowerfabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, inventmake up something artificial or untrue
idealize, idealiseform ideals
Broadercreate by mental act, create mentallyCreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
Spanishconfeccionar, elaborar, encubar, pensar en, soñar, tramar, urdir
Catalanconfeccionar, tramar
English > think of: 6 senses > verb 6, cognition
Meaningchoose in one's mind.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Think of any integer between 1 and 25"
Broaderchoose, take, select, pick outpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
Spanishpensar en

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