- (n.) thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentation (the process of using your mind to consider something carefully) "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought"
- (v.) think, believe, consider, conceive (judge or regard; look upon; judge) "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"
- (v.) think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess (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"
- (v.) think, cogitate, cerebrate (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"
- (v.) remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think (recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection) "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number"; "Do you remember that he once loved you"; "call up memories"
- (v.) think (imagine or visualize) "Just think-you could be rich one day"; "Think what a scene it must have been"
- (v.) think (focus one's attention on a certain state) "Think big"; "think thin"
- (v.) intend, mean, think (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"
- (v.) think (decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting) "Can you think what to do next"
- (v.) think (ponder; reflect on, or reason about) "Think the matter through"; "Think how hard life in Russia must be these days"
- (v.) think (dispose the mind in a certain way) "Do you really think so"
- (v.) think (have or formulate in the mind) "think good thoughts"
- (v.) think (be capable of conscious thought) "Man is the only creature that thinks"
- (v.) think (bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation) "She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam"
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