think of


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Verb1.think of - keep in mind for attention or consideration; "Remember the Alamo"; "Remember to call your mother every day!"; "Think of the starving children in India!"
bear in mind, mind - keep in mind
retain - keep in one's mind; "I cannot retain so much information"
keep note - maintain in the forefront of one's awareness; "He kept note of the location of the soldiers"
characterize, characterise, qualify - describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"
2.think of - take into consideration, have in viewthink of - take into consideration, have in view; "He entertained the notion of moving to South America"
contemplate - consider as a possibility; "I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job"
3.think of - look on as or consider; "she looked on this affair as a joke"; "He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician"; "He is reputed to be intelligent"
think, believe, conceive, consider - 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"
4.think of - intend to refer to; "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"; "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!"
associate, colligate, link, relate, tie in, connect, link up - make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"
cite, mention, refer, advert, name, bring up - make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
5.think of - devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"
idealise, idealize - form ideals; "Man has always idealized"
create by mental act, create mentally - create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
cook up, fabricate, invent, manufacture, make up - make up something artificial or untrue
6.think of - choose in one's mind; "Think of any integer between 1 and 25"
choose, pick out, select, take - pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"

think

verbthink about
2. To use the powers of the mind, as in conceiving ideas, drawing inferences, and making judgments:
3. To view in a certain way:
4. To regard in an appraising way:
5. To have an opinion:
Informal: figure, judge.
Idiom: be of the opinion.
6. To renew an image or thought in the mind:
7. To form mental images of:
Informal: feature.
phrasal verb
think about
To care enough to keep (someone) in mind:
phrasal verb
think of
1. To receive (an idea) and take it into consideration:
2. To care enough to keep (someone) in mind:
phrasal verb
think outphrasal verb
think overphrasal verb
think through
To think or think about carefully and at length:
Idioms: cudgel one's brains, put on one's thinking cap, rack one's brain.
phrasal verb
think up
To use ingenuity in making, developing, or achieving:
Informal: cook up.
Idiom: come up with.
Translations
يَتَذَكَّريَتَذَكَّر، يُفَكِّر فييَكونُ مُسْتَعِدّا
myslit napomyslit navzpomenout si
forestille sigkomme i tanke om
hugsa sérhugsa um/út í; munamuna
myslieť napomyslieť na
aklında olmakdüşünmekhatırlamakistekli olmak

w>think of

vi +prep obj
(= consider, give attention to)denken an (+acc); I’ve too many things to think of just nowich habe gerade zu viel um die Ohren (inf); I’ve enough things to think of as it isich habe sowieso schon den Kopf voll or schon genug um die Ohren (inf); he has his family to think ofer muss an seine Familie denken; he thinks of nobody but himselfer denkt bloß an sich; what was I thinking of! (inf)was habe ich mir da(bei) bloß gedacht?; come to think of itwenn ich es mir recht überlege
(= remember)denken an (+acc); will you think of me sometimes?wirst du manchmal an mich denken?; I can’t think of her nameich kann mich nicht an ihren Namen erinnern, ich komme nicht auf ihren Namen
(= imagine)sich (dat)vorstellen, bedenken, sich (dat)denken; and to think of her going there alone!und wenn man bedenkt or sich (dat)vorstellt, dass sie ganz allein dorthin gehen will/geht/ging; think of the cost of all that!stell dir bloß vor or denk dir bloß, was das alles kostet; just think of him in a kilt!stellen Sie sich (dat)ihn mal in einem Schottenrock vor!
(= entertain possibility of) she’d never think of getting marriedsie denkt gar nicht daran zu heiraten; he’d never think of such a thingso etwas würde ihm nicht im Traum einfallen; would you think of lowering the price a little?würden Sie unter Umständen den Preis etwas ermäßigen?
(= devise, suggest) solution, idea, schemesich (dat)ausdenken; who thought of that idea?wer ist auf diese Idee gekommen or verfallen?; who thought of that plan?wer hat sich diesen Plan ausgedacht?; the best thing I can think of is to go homeich halte es für das Beste, nach Hause zu gehen; shoes for dogs! what will they think of next!Schuhe für Hunde! was sie sich wohl (nächstens) noch alles einfallen lassen!
(= have opinion of)halten von; what do you think of it/him?was halten Sie davon/von ihm?; to think well or highly of somebody/somethingeine gute or hohe Meinung von jdm/etw haben, viel von jdm/etw halten; to think little or not to think much of somebody/somethingwenig or nicht viel von jdm/etw halten; I told him what I thought of himich habe ihm gründlich die or meine Meinung gesagt; he is very well thought of in his own townin seiner Heimatstadt hält man große Stücke auf ihn

think

(θiŋk) past tense, past participle thought (θoːt) verb
1. (often with about) to have or form ideas in one's mind. Can babies think?; I was thinking about my mother.
2. to have or form opinions in one's mind; to believe. He thinks (that) the world is flat; What do you think of his poem?; What do you think about his suggestion?; He thought me very stupid.
3. to intend or plan (to do something), usually without making a final decision. I must think what to do; I was thinking of/about going to London next week.
4. to imagine or expect. I never thought to see you again; Little did he think that I would be there as well.
noun
the act of thinking. Go and have a think about it.
ˈthinker noun
a person who thinks, especially deeply and constructively. He's one of the world's great thinkers.
-thought-out
planned. a well-thought-out campaign.
think better of
1. to think again and decide not to; to reconsider. He was going to ask for more money, but he thought better of it.
2. to think that (someone) could not be so bad etc. I thought better of you than to suppose you would do that.
think highly/well/badly etc of
to have a good, or bad, opinion of. She thought highly of him and his poetry.
think little of / not think much of
to have a very low opinion of. He didn't think much of what I had done; He thought little of my work.
think of
1. to remember to do (something); to keep in one's mind; to consider. You always think of everything!; Have you thought of the cost involved?
2. to remember. I couldn't think of her name when I met her at the party.
3. (with would, ~should, ~not, ~never etc) to be willing to do (something). I would never think of being rude to her; He couldn't think of leaving her.
think out
to plan; to work out in the mind. He thought out the whole operation.
think over
to think carefully about; to consider all aspects of (an action, decision etc). He thought it over, and decided not to go.
think twice (often with about)
to hesitate before doing (something); to decide not to do (something one was intending to do). I would think twice about going, if I were you.
think up
to invent; to devise. He thought up a new process.
think the world of
to be very fond of. He thinks the world of his wife.
References in classic literature ?
The act is the same in any two cases of the same kind of consciousness; for instance, if I think of Smith or think of Brown, the act of thinking, in itself, is exactly similar on both occasions.
Then he began to feel that he had not fully appreciated his young friend; that she was such a bright and lovable girl, it was a pity she should not always be gay and pretty, and enjoy herself; that she would make a capital wife for somebody, and perhaps it was about time to think of "settling," as his sister often said.
I cannot quite keep back the tears from my eyes when I think of my poor Maggy, and of the blank she must have felt at first, however kind they all are to her, without her Little Mother.
I am sure I don't know what they will think of me when I get back.
Just think of three hundred and sixty-five whole days, with not a thing happened in them yet.
She tried to think of something else and to pray, but could do neither.
On my soul," I assured her, "I can think of no other reason.
He began to think of Misselthwaite and wonder if he should not go home.
They are already sufficiently detached from religion to think of their beauty, to take care of it, to correct without relaxation their parure of statues or arabesques.
You're no longer a boy, you know; you must begin to think of settling down.
That would never do, I'm sure,' said Alice: 'the governess would never think of excusing me lessons for that.
He hung his head and could not think of anything to say for a moment.