What does thinking mean?

Definitions for thinking
ˈθɪŋ kɪŋthink·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

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

    endowed with the capacity to reason

Wiktionary

  1. thinkingnoun

    Gerund of think.

    What is your thinking on this subject?

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thinking

    of Think

  2. Thinkingadjective

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

  3. Thinkingnoun

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. thinkingverb

    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

  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

How to pronounce thinking?

  1. Alex
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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

Examples of thinking in a Sentence

  1. Dan Trachtenberg:

    So much of the film is non-verbal, and yet you know everything she's thinking and feeling and she's so resourceful.

  2. Mayte Garcia:

    I think I might just stay home with my daughter and my dogs, sheila E. is having a little get together, and I'm thinking about it. I don't know how I'm going to feel.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    The evolutionary, gene transformation of the chimera of thinking, due to the gene of ingenuity and egoism, expands, as it were, the universe of disunity. How the mental health of people is changing in the history of mankind can be seen in psychology, philosophy, science and culture. Anthropomorphic worldview of multiculturalism and hydras of science and pop culture that raise mestizos of globalism of various mentalities.

  4. Michael Leigh:

    We should start thinking constructively about the content of a special relationship, what( German Chancellor) Angela Merkel called a' privileged partnership' in relation to Turkey, the UK can expect consultation, where The UK interests are involved, but not a vote.

  5. Ken Caldeira:

    We need social tipping points, where the average person thinks it's not okay to build a smokestack or a tailpipe, or to use the sky as a dumping ground, it's only when the average person changes their thinking that things will change.

Images & Illustrations of thinking

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