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To think seriously and deeply (about); ponder; meditate; consider
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  1. To think seriously and deeply (about); ponder; meditate; consider
To think or consider carefully and fully; esp., to consider reasons for and against a thing in order to make up one's mind
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  1. To think or consider carefully and fully; esp., to consider reasons for and against a thing in order to make up one's mind
  2. To consider (a matter) carefully and often slowly, as by weighing alternatives.
  3. To consider carefully
To apprehend in thought so as to fix and hold in the mind; to memorize.
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  1. To apprehend in thought so as to fix and hold in the mind; to memorize.
  2. To form an idea of; imagine or conceive:
  3. To conceive mental images; think.
To think about (something) with thoroughness and care.
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  1. To think about (something) with thoroughness and care.
  2. To reflect or consider with thoroughness and care.
  3. To weigh mentally; think deeply about; consider carefully
To think coherently and logically; draw inferences or conclusions from facts known or assumed
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  1. To think coherently and logically; draw inferences or conclusions from facts known or assumed
  2. To determine or conclude by logical thinking:
  3. To use the faculty of reason; think logically:
To think or say meditatively
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  1. To think or say meditatively
  2. To be absorbed in one's thoughts; engage in thought.
  3. To consider or say thoughtfully:
To think carefully about (something), especially before making a decision;
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  1. To think carefully about (something), especially before making a decision;
  2. To think or deem to be; regard as:
  3. To show consideration for:
To meditate or muse, sometimes specif. in a religious or mystical way
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  1. To meditate or muse, sometimes specif. in a religious or mystical way
  2. To think about intently; study carefully
  3. To consider carefully and at length; meditate on or ponder:
To apply oneself to learning, especially by reading:
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  1. To apply oneself to learning, especially by reading:
  2. To perform a study of; investigate:
  3. To give attention, thought, or consideration to
To express carefully considered thoughts:
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  1. To express carefully considered thoughts:
  2. To give something back, as light or sound:
  3. (Intransitive) To think seriously; to ponder or consider.
To form a mental picture or image of:
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  1. To form a mental picture or image of:
  2. To use the imagination
  3. To have a notion of or about without adequate foundation; fancy or believe:
(Mathematics) to compute or determine the value of (an expression)
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  1. (Mathematics) to compute or determine the value of (an expression)
  2. To determine the importance, effectiveness, or worth of; assess:
  3. (Math.) To find the numerical value of; express in numbers
To think or suppose; conjecture:
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  1. To think or suppose; conjecture:
  2. To have a notion of or about without adequate foundation; fancy or believe:
  3. To suppose; guess; think
To cause to begin life
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  1. To cause to begin life
  2. To become pregnant
  3. To cause an offspring to begin life
To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises:
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  1. To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises:
  2. To study or analyze:
  3. To test by carefully questioning in order to find out the knowledge, skill, qualifications, etc. of (a student, witness, job applicant, etc.)
(Idiomatic) To reconsider, use judgement; to proceed with caution or thought.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To reconsider, use judgement; to proceed with caution or thought.
To form an opinion or judgment about
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  1. To form an opinion or judgment about
  2. To calculate approximately (the amount, extent, magnitude, position, or value of something).
  3. To judge or determine generally but carefully (size, value, cost, requirements, etc.); calculate approximately
To make a considered judgment about; assess or size up:
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  1. To make a considered judgment about; assess or size up:
  2. To set a price for; decide the value of, esp. officially
  3. To determine the fair price or market value of something. See also market value and assess. To determine the fair price or market value of something. See also market value and assess.
(Mathematics) To separate (a vector, for example) into coordinate components.
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  1. (Mathematics) To separate (a vector, for example) into coordinate components.
  2. To become separated or reduced to constituents.
  3. To cause (a person) to decide
To chew (the cud), as a cow does
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  1. To chew (the cud), as a cow does
  2. To reflect on over and over again.
  3. To turn (something) over in the mind; meditate (on)
To pass (luggage, for example) through a detector at a security checkpoint in order to detect weapons or banned materials.
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  1. To pass (luggage, for example) through a detector at a security checkpoint in order to detect weapons or banned materials.
  2. To encode (text, for example) in digital format by means of an optical scanner.
  3. To glance at quickly; consider hastily
To give, grant, or bestow
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  1. To give, grant, or bestow
  2. To meet in order to deliberate together or compare views; consult:
  3. To invest with (a characteristic, for example):
To talk things over in order to decide or plan something; confer
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  1. To talk things over in order to decide or plan something; confer
  2. To keep in mind while acting or deciding; show regard for; consider
  3. To take into account; consider:
To engage in meditation regarding (a religious mystery, for example).
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  1. To engage in meditation regarding (a religious mystery, for example).
  2. To think or reflect, especially in a calm and deliberate manner.
  3. To engage in focused thought on scriptural passages or on particular doctrines or mysteries of a religion, especially Christianity.
To engage in the buying or selling of a commodity with an element of risk on the chance of profit.
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  1. To engage in the buying or selling of a commodity with an element of risk on the chance of profit.
  2. To think about the various aspects of a given subject; meditate; ponder; esp., to conjecture
  3. To buy or sell stocks, commodities, land, etc., usually in the face of higher than ordinary risk, hoping to take advantage of an expected rise or fall in price; also, to take part in any risky venture on the chance of making huge profits
To cause to bend heavily by added weight. Used with on or upon:
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  1. To cause to bend heavily by added weight. Used with on or upon:
  2. To balance or ponder in the mind; consider in order to make a choice
  3. To consider and choose carefully
(Idiomatic) To consider, to contemplate, to intend.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To consider, to contemplate, to intend.
To remember; to be mindful of or pay attention.
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  1. To remember; to be mindful of or pay attention.
To think deeply about something; to ponder, deliberate or ruminate.
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(Sports) To give up control (of the ball and thus the ability to score).
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  1. (Sports) To give up control (of the ball and thus the ability to score).
  2. To flip over; to rotate uppermost to bottom.
  3. Used other than as an idiom: see turn,"Ž over.
To be oppressed with heat, crowded conditions, etc.
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  1. To be oppressed with heat, crowded conditions, etc.
  2. To undergo cooking in this way
  3. To cook by simmering or boiling slowly for a long time
To study hard and hurriedly, as in preparation for an examination; cram
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  1. To study hard and hurriedly, as in preparation for an examination; cram
  2. The hard, dense, calcified tissue that forms the skeleton of most vertebrates, consisting of a matrix made up of collagen fibers and mineral salts. There are two main types of bone structure: compact, which is solid and hard, and cancellous, which is spongy in appearance. Bone serves as a framework for the attachment of muscles and protects vital organs, such as the brain, heart, and lungs.
  3. (Vulgar Slang) To have sexual intercourse with. Used especially of a man.
Alternative form of rack one's brain.
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  1. Alternative form of rack one's brain.
(Idiomatic) To calculate.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To calculate.
  2. (Idiomatic) To come to understand; to discover or find a solution; to deduce.
(Humorous) To headbutt.
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  1. (Humorous) To headbutt.
  2. (Idiomatic) To think carefully, especially as an alternative to being guided by one's emotions.
To regard as; consider:
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  1. To regard as; consider:
  2. To think, believe, or judge
  3. To consider or assume that a thing has the attributes or qualities of something else; for example, for certain legal purposes, a corporation is deemed to be a person. To consider or assume that a thing has the attributes or qualities of something else; for example, for certain legal purposes, a corporation is deemed to be a person.
To cause to take place; carry on:
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  1. To cause to take place; carry on:
  2. To maintain a desired or accustomed position or condition:
  3. To stop the movement or progress of:
To make an estimate or conjecture:
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  1. To make an estimate or conjecture:
  2. To form a judgment or estimate of (something) without actual knowledge or enough facts for certainty; conjecture; surmise
  3. To suppose; think:
To act presumptuously or take unwarranted advantage of something:
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  1. To act presumptuously or take unwarranted advantage of something:
  2. To venture without authority or permission; dare:
  3. To take upon oneself without permission or authority; dare (to say or do something); venture
To apprehend mentally; understand:
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  1. To apprehend mentally; understand:
  2. To be of the opinion that; think:
  3. To put in words; couch; express
To think out or produce (a new device, process, etc.); originate, as by experiment; devise for the first time
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  1. To think out or produce (a new device, process, etc.); originate, as by experiment; devise for the first time
  2. (Archaic) To find; discover
  3. To produce or contrive (something previously unknown) by the use of ingenuity or imagination.
To cause to come into existence; bring into being; make; originate; esp., to make or design (something requiring art, skill, invention, etc.)
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  1. To cause to come into existence; bring into being; make; originate; esp., to make or design (something requiring art, skill, invention, etc.)
  2. To give rise to; produce:
  3. To produce through artistic or imaginative effort:
To call back to mind; recall; remember, esp. with some effort
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  1. To call back to mind; recall; remember, esp. with some effort
  2. To have a recollection; remember
  3. To use one's memory to become aware of (something); recall to mind.
To call back; ask or order to return; specif., to ask purchasers to return (an imperfect or dangerous product), often so that a manufacturing defect can be corrected
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  1. To call back; ask or order to return; specif., to ask purchasers to return (an imperfect or dangerous product), often so that a manufacturing defect can be corrected
  2. To cancel, take back, or revoke:
  3. To be reminiscent of; seem similar to:
To think about or tell of past experiences or events:
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  1. To think about or tell of past experiences or events:
  2. To think, talk, or write about remembered events or experiences

Synonym Study

  • Deliberate implies careful and thorough consideration of a matter in order to arrive at a conclusion the jury deliberated on the case
  • Speculate implies a reasoning on the basis of incomplete or uncertain evidence and therefore stresses the conjectural character of the opinions formed to speculate on the possibility of life on Mars
  • Reflect implies a turning of one's thoughts on or back on a subject and connotes deep or quiet continued thought he reflected on the day's events
  • Cogitate is used, sometimes humorously, of a person who is, or appears to be, thinking seriously or hard I was cogitating, not daydreaming
  • Reason implies a logical sequence of thought, starting with what is known or assumed and advancing to a definite conclusion through the inferences drawn he reasoned that she would accept
  • Think is the general word meaning to exercise the mental faculties so as to form ideas, arrive at conclusions, etc. learn to think clearly
Find another word for think. In this page you can discover 71 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for think, like: cogitate, deliberate, ideate, ponder, reason, muse, consider, contemplate, stop to consider, study and reflect.