What does thinking mean?

Definitions for thinkingˈθɪŋ kɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentation(adj)

    the process of using your mind to consider something carefully

    "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought"

  2. intelligent, reasoning(a), thinking(a)(adj)

    endowed with the capacity to reason

Wiktionary

  1. thinking(Noun)

    Gerund of think.

    What is your thinking on this subject?

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thinking

    of Think

  2. Thinking(adj)

    having the faculty of thought; cogitative; capable of a regular train of ideas; as, man is a thinking being

  3. Thinking(noun)

    the act of thinking; mode of thinking; imagination; cogitation; judgment

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Thinking

    Mental activity, not predominantly perceptual, by which one apprehends some aspect of an object or situation based on past learning and experience.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thinking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1346

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thinking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #495

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thinking' in Nouns Frequency: #1060

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thinking in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thinking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gordana Biernat:

    Thinking is a brain activity. Knowing is a gut feeling. Thinking is movement. Knowing is stillness. Thinking takes time. Knowing is now.

  2. Special Agent Kimberley Whittle:

    We were thinking Paris. We were thinking San Bernardino. We were thinking of the attacks that have occurred in West Africa recently against foreigners.

  3. Heidi Thomas:

    There's another thing I wish I could explain, [The] closet thing I can say here is I just wanted to make this right ... I'm still not thinking I've been abused. I'm thinking this is all my fault.

  4. A. A. Milne:

    The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.

  5. Yvette Burnett:

    It's a senseless death, a child, teenagers, walk into a store thinking it's legal, thinking it's not going to hurt them. They purchased something that shouldn't be sold. And we just don't want the pain of what we're going through to affect other families.

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