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thought

 
Noun thought has 4 senses
  1. idea, thought - the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; "it was not a good idea"; "the thought never entered my mind"
    --1 is a kind of content, cognitive content, mental object
    --1 has particulars:
     inspiration; cogitation; concept, conception, construct; preoccupation; misconception; plan, program, programme; figment; generalization, generalisation, generality; suggestion; impression, feeling, belief, notion, opinion; reaction; theorem; notion, whim, whimsy, whimsey; meaning, substance; burden; theme, motif; ideal; idealization, idealisation; keynote
    Derived forms: verb think1, verb think2, verb think4, verb think6, verb think9, verb think11, verb think5, verb think12
  2. thinking, thought, cerebration, intellection, mentation - the process of thinking (especially thinking carefully); "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought"
    --2 is a kind of higher cognitive process
    --2 has particulars:
     free association; construction, mental synthesis; reasoning, logical thinking, abstract thought; line of thought; train of thought, thread; mysticism; ideation; consideration; excogitation; explanation; planning, preparation, provision; problem solving; convergent thinking; divergent thinking, out-of-the-box thinking
    Derived forms: verb think3, verb think12, verb think9
  3. thought - the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual; "19th century thought"; "Darwinian thought"
    --3 is a kind of
    belief
    --3 has particulars: mainstream
    Derived form: verb think10
  4. opinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thought - a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; "my opinion differs from yours"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"
    --4 is a kind of belief
    --4 has particulars:
     idea; judgment, judgement, mind; eyes; preconception, prepossession, parti pris, preconceived opinion, preconceived idea, preconceived notion; pole; politics, political sympathies
    Derived forms: verb think1, verb think2
Verb think has 13 senses
  1. think, believe, consider, conceive - 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"
    --1 is one way to judge
    Derived forms: noun thought4, noun thought1
    Sample sentence:
    They think that there was a traffic accident
  2. think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess - 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"
    --2 is one way to expect, anticipate
    Derived forms: noun thought4, noun thought1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. think, cogitate, cerebrate - 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"
    Derived forms: noun thought2, noun think1, noun thinker1, noun thinker2, noun thinking1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  4. remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think - 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"
    Derived forms: noun thought1, noun think1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
    Somebody ----s VERB-ing
  5. think - imagine or visualize; "Just think--you could be rich one day!"; "Think what a scene it must have been!"
    --5 is one way to
    imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisage
    Derived forms: noun think1, noun thought1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  6. think - focus one's attention on a certain state; "Think big"; "think thin"
    --6 is one way to
    concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet
    Derived forms: noun thought1, noun think1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s Adjective
  7. intend, mean, think - 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"
    --7 is one way to will, wish
    Sample sentence:
    They think to move
  8. think - decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting; "Can you think what to do next?"
    --8 is one way to
    think, cogitate, cerebrate
    Derived forms: noun think1, noun thinking1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. think - ponder; reflect on, or reason about; "Think the matter through"; "Think how hard life in Russia must be these days"
    --9 is one way to
    think, cogitate, cerebrate
    Derived forms: noun think1, noun thought2, noun thought1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
  10. think - dispose the mind in a certain way; "Do you really think so?"
    --10 is one way to
    think, believe, consider, conceive
    Derived form: noun thought3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  11. think - have or formulate in the mind; "think good thoughts"
    --11 is one way to
    think, cogitate, cerebrate
    Derived forms: noun think1, noun thought1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. think - be capable of conscious thought; "Man is the only creature that thinks"
    Derived forms: noun think1, noun thought1, noun thought2
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue think
  13. think - bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation; "She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam"
    --13 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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