Definitions for think
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word think.
an instance of deliberate thinking
"I need to give it a good think"
think, believe, consider, conceiveverb
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, guessverb
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, cerebrateverb
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, thinkverb
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, thinkverb
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"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Whom I have ever honour’d as my king,
And as my patron thought on in my prayer. William Shakespeare.
Charity thinketh no evil. 1 Cor. xiii. 5.
Me thought I saw the grave where Laura lay. Philip Sidney.
Me thinketh the running of the foremost is like that of Ahimaaz. 2 Sam. xviii. 27.
Nor think superfluous others aid. John Milton.
He thought not much to clothe his enemies. John Milton.
If we consider our infinite obligations to God, we have no reason to think much to sacrifice to him our dearest interests in this world. John Tillotson, Sermons.
He thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone. Esth. iii.
Etymology: thankgan, Gothick; ðencean , Saxon; dencken, Dutch.
Thinking, in the propriety of the English tongue, signifies that sort of operation of the mind about its ideas, wherein the mind is active; where it, with some degree of voluntary attention, considers any thing. John Locke.
What am I? or from whence? for that I am
I know, because I think; but whence I came,
Or how this frame of mine began to be,
What other being can disclose to me? Dryden.
Those who perceive dully, or retain ideas in their minds ill, will have little matter to think on. John Locke.
It is an opinion that the soul always thinks, and that it has the actual perception of ideas in itself constantly, and that actual thinking is as inseparable from the soul, as actual extension is from the body. John Locke.
These are not matters to be slightly and superficially thought upon. John Tillotson, Sermons.
His experience of a good prince must give great satisfaction to every thinking man. Joseph Addison, Freeholder.
Let them marry to whom they think best; only to their father’s tribe shall they marry. Num. xxxvi. 6.
I fear we shall not find
This long desired king such as was thought. Daniel.
Thou thought’st to help me, and such thanks I give,
As one near death to those that wish him live. William Shakespeare.
Something since his coming forth is thought of, which
Imports the kingdom so much fear and danger,
That his return was most requir’d. William Shakespeare, King Lear.
Edmund, I think, is gone,
In pity of his misery, to dispatch
His nighted life. William Shakespeare, King Lear.
We may not be startled at the breaking of the exterior earth; for the face of nature hath provoked men to think of and observe such a thing. Thomas Burnet, Theory of the Earth.
Those who love to live in gardens, have never thought of contriving a winter garden. Spectator, №. 477.
You pine, you languish, love to be alone,
Think much, speak little, and in speaking sigh. Dryden.
We are come to have the warrant.
—— Well thought upon; I have it here about me. William Shakespeare.
Think upon me, my God, for good, according to all that I have done. Neh. v. 19.
If your general acquaintance be among ladies, provided they have no ill reputation, you think you are safe. Jonathan Swift.
Still the work was not complete,
When Venus thought on a deceit. Jonathan Swift, Miscel.
The opinions of others whom we know and think well of are no ground of assent. John Locke.
Any one may think with himself, how then can any thing live in Mercury and Saturn. Richard Bentley, Sermons.
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.]
To use the power of our brain, conscience, consciousness, memory, mind, spirit, soul and subconscious.
We think easily as our mind is so intelligent.
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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
I don't think any decision has been made on the ultimate question about whether articles of impeachment should be brought.
I think it’s going to be a nightmare, the rates of snow we’re talking about.
I think I only got one question right.
Well first of all, I think it's been totally consistent but here's what's consistent : We killed Qasem Soleimani, the number one terrorist in the world by every account. That person killed a lot of Americans, killed a lot of people. We killed him.
That's why we are trying to give the American people all the information we have when we have it so they don't think there's secret information they're not getting.
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Translations for think
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- 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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