Definition of Think of
1. Verb. Keep in mind for attention or consideration. "They think of to move "; "Think of the starving children in India!"
Specialized synonyms: Bear In Mind, Mind, Retain, Keep Note, Characterise, Characterize, Qualify
Derivative terms: Remembrance
2. Verb. Take into consideration, have in view. "He entertained the notion of moving to South America"
3. Verb. Look on as or consider. "He is reputed to be intelligent"
Generic synonyms: Believe, Conceive, Consider, Think
Derivative terms: Reputation, Reputation, Reputation, Repute
4. Verb. Intend to refer to. "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!"
Generic synonyms: Associate, Colligate, Connect, Link, Link Up, Relate, Tie In
Specialized synonyms: Advert, Bring Up, Cite, Mention, Name, Refer
5. Verb. Devise or invent. "Did he think of his major works over a short period of time?"; "No-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"
Specialized synonyms: Idealise, Idealize, Cook Up, Fabricate, Invent, Make Up, Manufacture
Generic synonyms: Create By Mental Act, Create Mentally
Derivative terms: Concoction
6. Verb. Choose in one's mind. "Think of any integer between 1 and 25"
Definition of Think of
1. Verb. To consider or ponder something. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Think Of
Literary usage of Think of
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life by George Eliot (1873)
"She always laughs at him ; and he is not likely to think of her in any other than a brotherly way." The first part of this speech comprised his whole store ..."
2. The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come by John Bunyan (1838)
"But I think of them, and leave all for them. Chr. The wise man says, " He that trusts his own heart is a fool." Ignor. My heart tells me so. Ignor. ..."
3. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen, Reginald Brimley Johnson (1892)
"How came she to think of asking Fanny ? Fanny never dines there, you know, in this sort of ... I cannot imagine why Mrs Grant should think of asking her ? ..."
4. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Ann Jacobs, Lydia Maria Francis Child (1861)
"WHAT SLAVES ARE TAUGHT TO think of THE NORTH. SLAVEHOLDERS pride themselves upon being honorable men ; but if you were to hear the enormous lies they tell ..."