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
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"; "I
guess she is angry at me for standing her up" [syn: opine
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
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"
, call back
] [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";
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
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
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
13: bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation; "She
thought herself into a state of panic over the final