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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Think  \Think\,  n. 
  Act  of  thinking;  a  thought.  [Obs.  or  Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Think  \Think\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  conceive;  to  imagine. 
 
  Charity  .  .  .  thinketh  no  evil.  --1  Cor.  xiii. 
  4,5. 
 
  2.  To  plan  or  design;  to  plot;  to  compass.  [Obs.] 
 
  So  little  womanhood  And  natural  goodness,  as  to 
  think  the  death  Of  her  own  son.  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  3.  To  believe;  to  consider;  to  esteem. 
 
  Nor  think  superfluous  other's  aid.  --Milton. 
 
  {To  think  much},  to  esteem  a  great  matter;  to  grudge.  [Obs.] 
  ``[He]  thought  not  much  to  clothe  his  enemies.''  --Milton. 
 
  {To  think  scorn}. 
  a  To  disdain.  [Obs.]  ``He  thought  scorn  to  lay  hands  on 
  Mordecai  alone.''  --Esther  iii.  6. 
  b  To  feel  indignation.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Think  \Think\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Thought};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Thinking}.]  [OE.  thinken,  properly,  to  seem,  from  AS 
  [thorn]yncean  (cf.  {Methinks}),  but  confounded  with  OE 
  thenken  to  think,  fr  AS  [thorn]encean  (imp. 
  [thorn][=o]hte);  akin  to  D.  denken  dunken,  OS  thenkian 
  thunkian  G.  denken  d["u]nken,  Icel.  [thorn]ekkja  to 
  perceive,  to  know  [thorn]ykkja  to  seem,  Goth.  [thorn]agkjan, 
  [thorn]aggkjan,  to  think,  [thorn]ygkjan  to  think,  to  seem, 
  OL  tongere  to  know  Cf  {Thank},  {Thought}.] 
  1.  To  seem  or  appear;  --  used  chiefly  in  the  expressions 
  methinketh  or  methinks,  and  methought. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  think 
  n  :  (informal)  an  instance  of  deliberate  thinking:  "I  need  to 
  give  it  a  good  think" 
  v  1:  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"  [syn:  {believe},  {consider},  {conceive}] 
  2:  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"  [syn: 
  {suppose},  {imagine},  {reckon},  {guess}] 
  3:  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"  [syn:  {cogitate},  {cerebrate}] 
  4:  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" 
  [syn:  {remember},  {retrieve},  {recall},  {call  back},  {call 
  up},  {recollect},  {remind}]  [ant:  {forget}] 
  5:  imagine  or  visualize;  "Just  think--you  could  be  rich  one 
  day!";  "Think  what  a  scene  it  must  have  been!" 
  6:  focus  one's  attention  on  a  certain  state;  "Think  big"; 
  "think  thin" 
  7:  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"  [syn:  {intend},  {mean}] 
  8:  decide  by  pondering,  reasoning,  or  reflecting;  "Can  you 
  think  what  to  do  next?" 
  9:  ponder;  reflect  on  or  reason  about  "Think  the  matter 
  through";  "Think  how  hard  life  in  Russia  must  be  these 
  days" 
  10:  dispose  the  mind  in  a  certain  way  "Do  you  really  think  so?" 
  11:  have  or  formulate  in  the  mind;  "think  good  thoughts" 
  12:  be  capable  of  conscious  thought;  "Man  is  the  only  creature 
  that  thinks" 
  13:  bring  into  a  given  condition  by  mental  preoccupation;  "She 
  thought  herself  into  a  state  of  panic  over  the  final 
  exam" 




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