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Dictionary definition for: Think

1. (n) an instance of deliberate thinking; "I need to give it a good think"

2. (v) 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"

3. (v) 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"

4. (v) 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"

5. (v) 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"

6. (v) imagine or visualize; "Just think--you could be rich one day!" "Think what a scene it must have been!"

7. (v) focus one''s attention on a certain state; "Think big" "think thin"

8. (v) 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"

9. (v) decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting; "Can you think what to do next?"

10. (v) ponder; reflect on, or reason about; "Think the matter through" "Think how hard life in Russia must be these days"

11. (v) dispose the mind in a certain way; "Do you really think so?"

12. (v) have or formulate in the mind; "think good thoughts"

13. (v) be capable of conscious thought; "Man is the only creature that thinks"

14. (v) bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation; "She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam"

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