[ US /ˈθɪŋk/ ]
[ UK /θˈɪŋk/ ]
  1. dispose the mind in a certain way
    Do you really think so?
  2. ponder; reflect on, or reason about
    Think how hard life in Russia must be these days
    Think the matter through
  3. have or formulate in the mind
    think good thoughts
  4. expect, believe, or suppose
    I thought to find her in a bad state
    he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    I guess she is angry at me for standing her up
  5. imagine or visualize
    Think what a scene it must have been!
    Just think--you could be rich one day!
  6. recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
    Do you remember that he once loved you?
    can you remember her phone number?
    I can't think what her last name was
    call up memories
    I can't remember saying any such thing
  7. have in mind as a purpose
    She didn't think to harm me
    We thought to return early that night
    I only meant to help you
    I mean no harm
  8. 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
  9. judge or regard; look upon; judge
    I believe her to be very smart
    The racist conceives such people to be inferior
    I think he is very smart
    I think that he is her boyfriend
  10. be capable of conscious thought
    Man is the only creature that thinks
  11. decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting
    Can you think what to do next?
  12. focus one's attention on a certain state
    think thin
    Think big
  13. bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation
    She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam
  1. an instance of deliberate thinking
    I need to give it a good think
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How To Use think In A Sentence

  • You think Spielberg would only have a rattletrap third-rate spaceship like the Millennium Falcon to ensure his survival? Does George Lucas think the world will end in 2012?
  • I used to think the worst feeling was losing someone you love. But, I was wrong. The worst feeling is the moment you have lost yourself.
  • The hat, I think the style was called fedora, had a dark band and a dint in the top, which my father would sometimes correct with a chopping action of his right hand.
  • Come to think of it, it should read "sententia" but you managed to misspell in Latin the word you misspelled in English. When Latin Tattoos Go Wrong
  • Thereafter thought, weighing the truth or falseness of the notion, determines what is true: and this explains the Greek word for thought, dianoia, which is derived from dianoein, meaning to think and discriminate. NPNF2-09. Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus
  • Do you think the Academy is really hip to how great Gosford Park is, or do they just like it's patina of British upper-crust respectability?
  • I still see Mr. Berman's portable shtender in the shul and I have to smile because I immediately see his warm gentle smile and think about how fortunate I was to have met your father.
  • At this point, I can't think of a job I'd like more than a writing gig.
  • And I think the resort is about 25% overpriced, considering the worn-down state of the place and the fact you can get a two-night package at the definitely more upmarket Avillion in Port Dickson (also not really PD, but a dozen kilometres south) from about RM800 as well. Vacations: Tiara Beach Resort — Fusion Despatches
  • I think what we really need is a bipartisanship approach to healthcare.
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