v. thought, think•ing, adj. n.
1) to have a conscious mind, capable of reasoning, remembering, and making rational decisions
2) to employ one's mind rationally in evaluating a given situation:
Think carefully[/ex]
3) to have a certain thing as the subject of one's thoughts:
thinking about school[/ex]
4) to call something to one's conscious mind:
to think of a number[/ex]
5) to consider something as a possible action:
to think about cutting one's hair[/ex]
6) to invent or conceive of something:
to think of a plan[/ex]
7) to have consideration or regard for someone:
to think of others[/ex]
8) to consider a person or thing as indicated:
to think well of someone[/ex]
9) to have a belief or opinion:
I think she is funny[/ex]
10) to have in the mind as an idea:
thinking nice things[/ex]
11) to evaluate for possible action upon:
Think the deal over[/ex]
12) to regard as specified:
He thought me unkind[/ex]
13) to believe to be true of someone or something:
to think evil of them[/ex]
14) to have as a plan:
We think that we will go[/ex]
15) to anticipate or expect:
I did not think to call you[/ex]
16) phv think out or through
a) to understand or solve by thinking
b) to devise; contrive:
to think out a plan[/ex]
17) pertaining to thinking or thought
18) cvb inf the act or a period of thinking:
First, give it a good think[/ex]
Etymology: bef. 900; ME thinken, var. of thenken, OE thencan, c. OFris thensz(i) a, OSthenkian, OHGt(h)enken, ON thekkja, Go thagkjan to think, plan

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