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!"

Exact synonyms: Remember
Specialized synonyms: Bear In Mind, Mind, Retain, Keep Note, Characterise, Characterize, Qualify
Antonyms: Forget
Derivative terms: Remembrance

2. Verb. Take into consideration, have in view. "He entertained the notion of moving to South America"
Exact synonyms: Entertain, Flirt With, Think About, Toy With
Generic synonyms: Contemplate

3. Verb. Look on as or consider. "He is reputed to be intelligent"
Exact synonyms: Esteem, Look On, Look Upon, Regard As, Repute, Take To Be
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!"
Exact synonyms: Have In Mind, Mean
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"
Exact synonyms: Concoct, Dream Up, Hatch, Think Up
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"
Generic synonyms: Choose, Pick Out, Select, Take

Definition of Think of

1. Verb. To consider or ponder something. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Think Of

think-aloud protocols
think about
think again
think aloud
think aloud protocol
think aloud protocols
think back
think better of
think factory
think fast
think much of
think nothing of it
think of (current term)
think of the children
think on
think on one's feet
think out
think over
think piece
think tank
think tanks
think the world of
think through
think twice

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 ..."

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