Definition of think
What does the word think mean?
part of speech: verb transitive, intransitive
(thought, pron. thawt). Consider, be of opinion, as we t. (that) he will come, we do not t. it probable, It. it a shame, it is not thought fair, is thought to be a fraud; intend, expect, as thinks to deceive us; form conception of, as cannot t. the infinite; recognize presence or existence of, as the child thought no harm; reduce to specified condition &c. by thinking, as cannot t. away a toothache, will t. himself silly; exercise the mind otherwise than by passive reception of another\'s ideas; t. about, consider, esp. consider the practicability of (scheme, doing); t. of, consider, imagine, propose to oneself, entertain the idea of, hit upon, as have many things to t. of, to t. of (one can hardly imagine) his not guessing it!, must be thinking of going, couldn\'t t. of such a thing, t. of a word beginning with B, would have telephoned if I had thought of it; t. little or nothing of, consider insignificant or contemptible, as t. nothing of 30 miles a day, I t. nothing of your friend Jones; t. much, well, highly, meanly, of, esteem thus, t. no small BEER of; t. out, consider carefully, devise (plan &c.); t. over (adv. or prep.), reflect upon, as t. over what I have said, will t. it over; t. fit or good, choose (to do esp. arbitrary or foolish thing). Hence thinkable, thinking, aa., thinker n. [old English]