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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bethink(verb)

    cause oneself to consider something

  2. bethink(verb)

    consider or ponder something carefully

    "She bethought her of their predicament"


  1. bethink(Verb)

    To think about, to recollect.

  2. bethink(Verb)

    To think of (something or somebody) or that (+ clause); to remind oneself, to consider, to reflect upon.

  3. bethink(Verb)

    to meditate, ponder; to consider

  4. bethink(Verb)

    to determine, resolve

  5. Origin: From bethenken, bithenchen "to think about, consider" from beþencan, biþencan "to think upon, remind, consider, remember" from bi- + þankijanan, equivalent to . Akin to pidenchan "to bethink" ( bedenken "to bethink"), , bedenken "to bethink". More at be-, think.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bethink(verb)

    to call to mind; to recall or bring to recollection, reflection, or consideration; to think; to consider; -- generally followed by a reflexive pronoun, often with of or that before the subject of thought

  2. Bethink(verb)

    to think; to recollect; to consider

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bethink

    be-thingk′, v.t. to think on or call to mind: to recollect (generally followed by a reflective pronoun and of): to propose to one's self.—v.i. to consider:—pa.t. and pa.p. bethought (be-thawt′). [A.S. bithencan; cf. Ger. bedenken. See Think.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bethink in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bethink in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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