Associations to the word «Think»


THINK, verb. (transitive) To ponder, to go over in one's head.
THINK, verb. (intransitive) To communicate to oneself in one's mind, to try to find a solution to a problem.
THINK, verb. (intransitive) To conceive of something or someone (usually followed by of; infrequently, by on).
THINK, verb. (transitive) To be of the opinion (that).
THINK, verb. (transitive) To guess; to reckon.
THINK, verb. (transitive) To consider, judge, regard, or look upon (something) as.
THINK, verb. To plan; to be considering; to be of a mind (to do something).
THINK, verb. To presume; to venture.
THINK, noun. An act of thinking; consideration (of something).
THINK, verb. (obsolete except in methinks) To seem, to appear.
THINK ABOUT, verb. To ponder (something or someone).
THINK ALOUD, verb. (idiomatic) To utter one's thoughts.
THINK ALOUD PROTOCOL, noun. A data-gathering method used in a variety of research areas in which a person or a group of people are asked to verbalise their thought processes as they do a specific task which are then recorded for further analysis.
THINK ALOUD PROTOCOLS, noun. Plural of think aloud protocol
THINK BETTER OF, verb. (transitive) To change one's mind concerning, especially to decide against.
THINK FAST, interjection. Catch!
THINK MUCH OF, verb. To like; to hold in high esteem; to look upon favourably.
THINK MUCH OF, verb. To consider deeply. (usually in the negative)
THINK OF, verb. To create in one's mind; to originate an idea through thought.
THINK OF ENGLAND, verb. (idiomatic) To (distract oneself so as to be able to) tolerate or endure bad or unwanted sex.
THINK OF THE CHILDREN, verb. (humorous) To engage in moral panic.
THINK OF THE CHILDREN, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see think,‎ of,‎ the,‎ children.
THINK ON, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To think about; to meditate concerning.
THINK ON ONE'S FEET, verb. (idiomatic) When one is in the middle of a process, activity, or conversation, to adjust rapidly, effectively, and intelligently to new developments or changing circumstances.
THINK ONE'S SHIT DOESN'T STINK, verb. (idiomatic) To be arrogant or overconfident.
THINK OVER, verb. (idiomatic) To ponder or reflect on a subject.
THINK PIECE, noun. An in-depth article that discusses a topic thoroughly and elaborates the writer's point of view, to inspire deep thought related to the article's subject. Think pieces are usually published in magazines, newspapers or web sites.
THINK PIECES, noun. Plural of think piece
THINK TANK, noun. (idiomatic) A group of people who collectively perform research and develop reports and recommendations on topics relating to strategic planning or public policy, and which is usually funded by corporate, government, or special interests.
THINK TANKS, noun. Plural of think tank
THINK THE WORLD OF, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To have a very high opinion of; to have a strong attachment to or affection for.
THINK THROUGH, verb. To fully consider an action, and understand all its consequences.
THINK TOO MUCH, verb. (colloquial) (Hong Kong) To think over a problem in a complex way where the solution is simple.
THINK TOO MUCH, verb. (colloquial) (Hong Kong) (not standard) (humorous) To associate something with a taboo topic such as sex and profanity
THINK TWICE, verb. (idiomatic) To reconsider, use judgement; to proceed with caution or thought.
THINK UP, verb. (idiomatic) To create in one’s mind; to invent.
THINK WITH ONE'S LITTLE HEAD, verb. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) (usually humorous) (of a male) To make decisions or act based on one's sexual impulses rather than based on clear reasoning.
THINK WITH ONE'S OTHER HEAD, verb. Alternative form of think with one's little head

Dictionary definition

THINK, noun. An instance of deliberate thinking; "I need to give it a good think".
THINK, 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".
THINK, 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".
THINK, 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".
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".
THINK, verb. Imagine or visualize; "Just think--you could be rich one day!"; "Think what a scene it must have been!".
THINK, verb. Focus one's attention on a certain state; "Think big"; "think thin".
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".
THINK, verb. Decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting; "Can you think what to do next?".
THINK, verb. Ponder; reflect on, or reason about; "Think the matter through"; "Think how hard life in Russia must be these days".
THINK, verb. Dispose the mind in a certain way; "Do you really think so?".
THINK, verb. Have or formulate in the mind; "think good thoughts".
THINK, verb. Be capable of conscious thought; "Man is the only creature that thinks".
THINK, verb. Bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation; "She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn