What does thinking mean?

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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

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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. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    The socialization of instincts is the bionics of nature's pragmatism. Art Nouveau of the universe of thinking.

  2. Susan Collins:

    Some of the allegations levied against Judge Kavanaugh illustrate why the presumption of innocence is so important, i am thinking in particular not of the allegations raised by Professor Blasey Ford, but of the allegation that, when Blasey Ford was Blasey Ford, Judge Kavanaugh drugged multiple girls and used their weakened state to facilitate gang rape.

  3. Australian Adam Scott:

    I think it's easy to walk away from hitting balls for a couple weeks, but it's not easy to switch your mind out of thinking about your swing or thinking about your chipping or your putter or what driver setting you want this year, but I did.

  4. Xuong Liu:

    Many (Chinese) tech companies - either those listed in the U.S. or those thinking about listing in the U.S. - are concerned that they will be caught up in the conflict.

  5. Tin Fong Chak:

    One of the basic tenets of this class is to teach critical thinking, for instance, when we talk about Occupy Central, do you think this is right or wrong? We talk about how it impacts society.

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