Think Definition

Define what is Think?

1. think (noun)

an instance of deliberate thinking.

  • I need to give it a good think.
Hypernyms

advisement, weighing, deliberation noun
careful consideration.

2. think, believe, conceive, consider (verb)

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.
Hypernyms

pass judgment, evaluate, judge verb
form a critical opinion of.

Hyponyms

hold verb
remain committed to.

rethink verb
change one's mind.

think verb
dispose the mind in a certain way.

look upon, regard as, repute, take to be, esteem, look on, think of verb
look on as or consider.

feel verb
have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude.

consider, regard, view, reckon, see verb
deem to be.

3. guess, reckon, imagine, opine, suppose, think (verb)

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.
Hypernyms

anticipate, expect verb
regard something as probable or likely.

Hyponyms

suspect verb
hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty.

4. cerebrate, cogitate, think (verb)

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.
Synonyms: cerebrate, cogitate
Hyponyms

puzzle over verb
try to solve.

rationalise, rationalize verb
think rationally; employ logic or reason.

think verb
have or formulate in the mind.

philosophise, philosophize verb
reason philosophically.

brainstorm verb
try to solve a problem by thinking intensely about it.

chew over, ponder, Muse, mull over, Mull, meditate, think over, excogitate, reflect, ruminate, speculate, contemplate verb
reflect deeply on a subject.

reason verb
think logically.

conclude, reason, reason out verb
decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion.

pass judgment, evaluate, judge verb
form a critical opinion of.

meditate, contemplate, study verb
think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes.

plan verb
make plans for something.

associate, colligate, link, relate, connect, tie in, link up verb
make a logical or causal connection.

focus, pore, rivet, center, Centre, concentrate verb
direct one's attention on something.

devote, pay, give verb
dedicate.

think about verb
have on one's mind, think about actively.

think verb
ponder; reflect on, or reason about.

think verb
decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting.

5. recall, recollect, remember, call back, call up, retrieve, think (verb)

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.
Antonyms: blank out, draw a blank, forget, block (verb)

be unable to remember.

Hyponyms

know verb
perceive as familiar.

recognize, recognise verb
perceive to be the same.

brush up, refresh, review verb
refresh one's memory.

6. think (verb)

imagine or visualize.

  • Just think--you could be rich one day!.
  • Think what a scene it must have been!.
Hypernyms

conceive of, envisage, ideate, imagine verb
form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case.

7. think (verb)

focus one's attention on a certain state.

  • Think big.
  • think thin.
Hypernyms

focus, pore, rivet, center, Centre, concentrate verb
direct one's attention on something.

8. intend, mean, think (verb)

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.
Synonyms: intend, mean
Hyponyms

design verb
intend or have as a purpose.

be after, plan verb
have the will and intention to carry out some action.

purpose, aim, purport, propose verb
propose or intend.

9. think (verb)

decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting.

  • Can you think what to do next?.
Hypernyms

cerebrate, cogitate, think verb
use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments.

10. think (verb)

ponder; reflect on, or reason about.

  • Think the matter through.
  • Think how hard life in Russia must be these days.
Hypernyms

cerebrate, cogitate, think verb
use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments.

11. think (verb)

dispose the mind in a certain way.

  • Do you really think so?.
Hypernyms

think, believe, conceive, consider verb
judge or regard; look upon; judge.

12. think (verb)

have or formulate in the mind.

  • think good thoughts.
Hypernyms

cerebrate, cogitate, think verb
use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments.

13. think (verb)

be capable of conscious thought.

  • Man is the only creature that thinks.

14. think (verb)

bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation.

  • She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam.
Hypernyms

alter, change, modify verb
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation.

Nearby Terms

think about (verb)
have on one's mind, think about actively

think back (verb)
recapture the past; indulge in memories

think factory (noun)
a company that does research for hire and issues reports on the implications

think of (verb)
keep in mind for attention or consideration

think out (verb)
consider carefully and rationally

think over (verb)
reflect deeply on a subject

think piece (noun)
an article in a newspaper or magazine or journal that represents opinions and ideas and discussion rather than bare facts

think tank (noun)
a company that does research for hire and issues reports on the implications

think the world of (verb)
esteem very highly

think twice (verb)
consider and reconsider carefully

think up (verb)
devise or invent

thinkable (adjective)
capable of being conceived or imagined or considered

thinker (noun)
an important intellectual

thinking (noun)
the process of using your mind to consider something carefully

thinking cap (noun)
a state in which one thinks