an instance of deliberate thinking
"I need to give it a good think"
think, believe, consider, conceive(verb)
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"
cerebrate, conceptualize, suppose, mean, reckon, debate, trust, weigh, view, conceptualise, deliberate, take, study, call up, see, guess, deal, moot, think, intend, opine, recollect, imagine, count, recall, believe, turn over, call back, regard, gestate, consider, remember, cogitate, retrieve, conceive, look at
think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess(verb)
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"
approximate, call back, cerebrate, bet, speak out, suppose, look, reckon, hypothesise, work out, mean, view, retrieve, figure, speculate, pretend, gauge, envisage, call up, infer, judge, see, say, guess, theorize, conjecture, depend, think, calculate, cypher, venture, intend, hypothesize, opine, recollect, speak up, hazard, imagine, compute, theorise, sound off, regard, animadvert, presuppose, recall, believe, count, hypothecate, ideate, estimate, consider, remember, cogitate, forecast, cipher, conceive, conceive of, count on
think, cogitate, cerebrate(verb)
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, think(verb)
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"
recover, cerebrate, suppose, mean, reckon, commemorate, mobilize, phone, return, recollect, find, retrieve, call in, rally, hark back, call up, echo, guess, come back, call, think, intend, conceive, opine, bring forward, imagine, recall, mobilise, commend, believe, call back, think back, think of, ring, consider, remember, cogitate, withdraw, regain, telephone
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, think(verb)
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"
entail, call back, signify, guess, recollect, imagine, mean, consider, retrieve, call up, destine, reckon, suppose, stand for, imply, cogitate, specify, conceive, designate, think, cerebrate, recall, remember, think of, opine, have in mind, intend, believe
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"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Esteem and estimate alike imply to set a certain mental value upon, but esteem is less precise and mercantile than calculate or estimate. We esteem a jewel precious; we estimate it to be worth so much money. This sense of esteem is now chiefly found in literary or oratorical style, and in certain conventional phrases; as, I esteem it an honor, a favor. In popular usage esteem, as said of persons, denotes a union of respect and kindly feeling and, in the highest sense, of moral approbation; as, one whom I highly esteem; the word may be used in a similar sense of material things or abstractions; as, one whose friendship I esteem; a shell greatly esteemed for inlaid work. To appreciate anything is to be deeply or keenly sensible of or sensitive to its qualities or influence, to see its full import, be alive to its value, importance, or worth; as, to appreciate beauty or harmony; to appreciate one's services in a cause; the word is similarly, tho rarely, used of persons. To prize is to set a high value on for something more than merely commercial reasons. One may value some object, as a picture, beyond all price, as a family heirloom, or may prize it as the gift of an esteemed friend, without at all appreciating its artistic merit or commercial value. To regard (French regarder, look at, observe) is to have a certain mental view favorable or unfavorable; as, I regard him as a friend; or, I regard him as a villain; regard has a distinctively favorable sense as applied to institutions, proprieties, duties, etc., but does not share the use of the noun regard as applied to persons; we regard the Sabbath; we regard a person's feelings; we have a regard for the person. Compare ESTEEM, n.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Translations for think
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- 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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