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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bethink  \Be*think"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bethought};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Bethinking}.]  [AS.  be?encan;  pref.  be-  +  ?encan  to 
  think.  See  {Think}.] 
  To  call  to  mind;  to  recall  or  bring  to  recollection, 
  reflection,  or  consideration;  to  think;  to  consider;  -- 
  generally  followed  by  a  reflexive  pronoun,  often  with  of  or 
  that  before  the  subject  of  thought. 
 
  I  have  bethought  me  of  another  fault.  --Shak. 
 
  The  rest  .  .  .  may  .  .  .  bethink  themselves,  and 
  recover.  --Milton. 
 
  We  bethink  a  means  to  break  it  off  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  recollect;  remember;  reflect. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bethink  \Be*think"\,  v.  i. 
  To  think;  to  recollect;  to  consider.  ``Bethink  ere  thou 
  dismiss  us.''  --Byron. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bethink 
  v  1:  cause  oneself  to  consider  something 
  2:  consider  or  ponder  something  carefully:  She  bethought  her  of 
  their  predicament. 




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