an instance of deliberate thinking
"I need to give it a good think"
think, believe, consider, conceive(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"
think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess(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"
think, cogitate, cerebrate(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"
remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, 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"
imagine or visualize
"Just think--you could be rich one day!"; "Think what a scene it must have been!"
focus one's attention on a certain state
"Think big"; "think thin"
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"
decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting
"Can you think what to do next?"
ponder; reflect on, or reason about
"Think the matter through"; "Think how hard life in Russia must be these days"
dispose the mind in a certain way
"Do you really think so?"
have or formulate in the mind
"think good thoughts"
be capable of conscious thought
"Man is the only creature that thinks"
bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation
"She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam"
to seem or appear; -- used chiefly in the expressions methinketh or methinks, and methought
to employ any of the intellectual powers except that of simple perception through the senses; to exercise the higher intellectual faculties
to call anything to mind; to remember; as, I would have sent the books, but I did not think of it
to reflect upon any subject; to muse; to meditate; to ponder; to consider; to deliberate
to form an opinion by reasoning; to judge; to conclude; to believe; as, I think it will rain to-morrow
to purpose; to intend; to design; to mean
to presume; to venture
to conceive; to imagine
to plan or design; to plot; to compass
to believe; to consider; to esteem
"Think" is a song performed by American R&B/soul musician Aretha Franklin. It was released as single in 1968, from her Aretha Now album. The song, a feminist anthem, reached No. 7 on Billboard Pop Singles Chart, becoming Franklin's seventh Top 10 hit in the United States. The song also reached No. 1 on the magazine's Black Singles Chart, becoming her sixth single to top the chart. The song was written by Franklin and Ted White. Franklin re-recorded the song in 1989 for the album "Through the Storm". Pitchfork Media placed it at number 15 on its list of "The 200 Greatest Songs of the 1960s".
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
thingk, v.i. to exercise the mind (with about, of, on): to revolve ideas in the mind: to judge: to form or hold as an opinion: to consider: to purpose or design.—v.t. to imagine: to judge: to believe or consider:—pa.t. and pa.p. thought.—adj. Think′able, capable of being thought.—n. Think′er.—p.adj. Think′ing, having the faculty of thought.—n. the act or state of one who thinks: (Shak.) thought, imagination, judgment.—adv. Think′ingly.—Think little of, to have a poor opinion of—opposite to Think much, or well, of; Think long, to yearn for: to become weary in waiting; Think out, to devise, project: to solve by a process of thought. [A.S. thencan, thencean; cog. with Ger. denken, from root of thank.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'think' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #147
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'think' in Written Corpus Frequency: #46
Rank popularity for the word 'think' in Verbs Frequency: #15
The numerical value of think in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of think in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise risking more than others think is safe dreaming more than others think is practical and expecting more than others think is possible.
Vinyl is definitely growing, and will continue to grow. But I think there's a ceiling," says Andres Santo Domingo, the co-founder of the label Mexican Summer. "I don't think it'll ever become the prevalent format. I think it'd be crazy to think that.
We think so because other people all think so; or because after all, we do think so; or because we were told so, and think we must think so; or because we once thought so, and think we still think so; or because, having thought so, we think we will think so.
I don't think I've ever spoken to him, i don't think I've ever met him. And he actually said he was a very low-level member of I think a committee for a short period of time. I don't think I ever met him. Now, it's possible that I walked into a room and he was sitting there, but I don't think I ever met him.
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Translations for think
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- فكر, يفكر, ظن, يظن, يعتقد, اعتقدArabic
- думаць, памысліць, падумаць, мысліцьBelarusian
- pensarCatalan, Valencian
- přemýšlet, myslet, [[mít]] [[za]], [[považovat]] [[za]]Czech
- meddwl, tybioWelsh
- tænke, reflektere, mene, synes, tro, antageDanish
- Gedanke, nachdenken, überlegen, denken, finden, glauben, [[halten]] [[für]], Denke, meinenGerman
- νομίζω, σκέφτομαι, θεωρώGreek
- creer, suponer, pensar, pensada, pensamiento, opinarSpanish
- فکر کردن, اندیشیدن, گمان کردنPersian
- harkita, kelata, [[olla]] [[mielipiteenä]], pitää, miettiä, ajatella, luulla, arvellaFinnish
- ruminer, penser, voir, songer, trouver, être d'avis, réflexion, réfléchir, estimer, considérer, croire, penséeFrench
- tinkeWestern Frisian
- síl, smaoinigh, ceapIrish
- saoil, smaoinichScottish Gaelic
- gondol, vél, gondolkodikHungarian
- մտածել, կարծել, խորհելArmenian
- hugsa, finnast, haldaIcelandic
- cogitare, pensare, supporre, credere, riflettere, considerare, trovareItalian
- 考える, 意図する, 判断する, 思う, 思考, 思索, 考えますJapanese
- მოფიქრება, ფიქრობს, ფიქრი, ჩაფიქრებაGeorgian
- គិត, គិតឃើញ, ឲ្យយោបល់, យល់, សំដែងមតិ, គន់គូរ, យកមកពិនិត្យ, ពិចារណា, រិះគិតKhmer
- fikirîn, ramîn, hesibandin, pûnijîn, [[texmîn]] [[kirin]], hizirîn, بهمهزهندهی, بیرکردن, [[bawer]] [[kirin]]Kurdish
- opinor, censeo, meditor, cogito, considero, puto, contemplorLatin
- размислува, мисли, сметаMacedonian
- စဉ်းစား, တွေး, ထင်Burmese
- vermoeden, peinzen, denken, dunken, beschouwen, van mening zijn, geloven, vinden, nadenken, achten, zienDutch
- anta, fundere, tenke, synes, mene, resonnere, komme på, troNorwegian
- nitsékeesNavajo, Navaho
- pomyśleć, myśleć, uważaćPolish
- pensada, pensar, parecer, ter por, achar, refletir, considerar, ter comoPortuguese
- pensar, penser, pansarRomansh
- gândi, judeca, crede, considera, cugeta, lua în considerațieRomanian
- думать, обдумать, мыслить, считать, полагать, обдумывать, подумать, посчитатьRussian
- pensare, pensai, penciai, penciare, pentzare, apensareSardinian
- misliti, мислитиSerbo-Croatian
- හිතනවාSinhala, Sinhalese
- tänka över, anse, mena, tycka, tänka, troSwedish
- ఊహించు, ఆలోచించు, భావనTelugu
- фикр карданTajik
- sanmak, düşünmekTurkish
- думати, мислитиUkrainian
- nghĩ, suy nghĩ, thấyVietnamese
- דענקען, טראכטעןYiddish
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