What does Thinking mean?
Definitions for Thinking
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thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentationadjective
the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
"thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought"
intelligent, reasoning(a), thinking(a)adjective
endowed with the capacity to reason
Gerund of think.
What is your thinking on this subject?
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Imagination; cogitation; judgment.
Etymology: from think.
He put it by once; but, to my thinking, he would fain have had it. William Shakespeare, Julius Cæsar.
If we did think,
His contemplations were above the earth,
And fix’d on spiritual objects, he should still
Dwell in his musings; but I am afraid
His thinkings are below the moon, nor worth
His serious considering. William Shakespeare, Henry VIII.
I heard a bird so sing,
Whose musick, to my thinking, pleas’d the king. William Shakespeare.
I was a man, to my thinking, very likely to get a rich widow. Joseph Addison, Guard. №. 97.
having the faculty of thought; cogitative; capable of a regular train of ideas; as, man is a thinking being
the act of thinking; mode of thinking; imagination; cogitation; judgment
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Mental activity, not predominantly perceptual, by which one apprehends some aspect of an object or situation based on past learning and experience.
Verb form of the word think
Thinking through our plans is a good idea to ensure we are logical and practical in the step-by-step process
Submitted by MaryC on March 28, 2021
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Thinking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1346
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Thinking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #495
Rank popularity for the word 'Thinking' in Nouns Frequency: #1060
The numerical value of Thinking in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Thinking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of Thinking in a Sentence
I know I've done a good job when my phone doesn't recognise my face and let me in, i even fooled my boyfriend into thinking I was Joe Exotic from Tiger King.
It may be helpful for parents to remember their role is to guide children toward adulthood, for some, that means a shift from thinking of their role as fixing every problem to instead focus on creating opportunities to learn.
**(C)(P)-RAS CARDO SPEAKS:- MY LEGACIES HAVE BEEN SHARED WITH THE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD OVER THE YEARS OF MY LIFE. THOSE WHO THINK THEY CAN STEAL IT ARE LIKE FOOLISH DOGS BARKING AT FLYING BIRDS, OR THOSE THINKING THEY CAN HOLD SMOKE IN THEIR HANDS, THE TRUTH IS-IT LIVES WITHIN THEM. IT IS MORE ABOUT MEMORIES THAN IT IS WITH MONEY OR MATERIAL WEALTH AND VANITY. I WILL LIVE ON FOREVER. THIS IS IMMORTALITY!
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
2021 is certainly going to feel more upbeat than 2020 did, but I think there will also be some disappointment, if people are thinking Times Square, by the summer, is going to look like Times Square we all know and love, that's probably not going to be the case.
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