(noun, verb)


1. an instance of deliberate thinking

- I need to give it a good think

Definition categories: thought, advisement, deliberation, weighing

Sentences with think as a noun:

- I'll have a think about that and let you know.


1. judge or regard; look upon; judge

- I think he is very smart

- I think that he is her boyfriend

Similar word(s): believe, conceive, consider

Definition categories: cognition, evaluate, judge

2. expect, believe, or suppose

- he didn't think to find her in the kitchen

Similar word(s): guess, imagine, opine, reckon, suppose

Definition categories: cognition, anticipate, expect

3. 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

Similar word(s): cerebrate, cogitate

Definition categories: cognition

4. recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection

- I can't think what her last name was

Similar word(s): recall, recollect, remember, retrieve

Definition categories: cognition

5. imagine or visualize

- Just think--you could be rich one day!

- Think what a scene it must have been!

Definition categories: creation, envisage, ideate, imagine

6. focus one's attention on a certain state

- Think big

- think thin

Definition categories: cognition, center, centre, concentrate, focus, pore, rivet

7. have in mind as a purpose

- She didn't think to harm me

Similar word(s): intend, mean

Definition categories: cognition

8. decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting

- Can you think what to do next?

Definition categories: cognition, cerebrate, cogitate, think

9. ponder; reflect on, or reason about

- Think the matter through

- Think how hard life in Russia must be these days

Definition categories: cognition, cerebrate, cogitate, think

10. dispose the mind in a certain way

- Do you really think so?

Definition categories: cognition, believe, conceive, consider, think

11. have or formulate in the mind

- think good thoughts

Definition categories: cognition, cerebrate, cogitate, think

12. be capable of conscious thought

- Man is the only creature that thinks

Definition categories: cognition

13. bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation

Definition categories: change, alter, modify

Sentences with think as a verb:

- I tend to think of her as rather ugly.

- I think she is pretty, contrary to most people.

- I think she’ll pass the examination.

- At the time I thought his adamant refusal to give in right.  I hope you won’t think me stupid if I ask you what that means.