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think meaning

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    Definition of think in English Dictionary

  • NounPLthinks
    1. An act of thinking; consideration (of something).
      1. I'll have a think about that and let you know. ‎
  • VerbSGthinksPRthinkingPT, PPthought
    1. VT To ponder, to go over in one's head.
      1. Idly, the detective thought what his next move should be. ‎
    2. VI To communicate to oneself in one's mind, to try to find a solution to a problem.
      1. I thought for three hours about the problem and still couldn’t find the solution. ‎
    3. VI To conceive of something or someone (usually followed by of; infrequently, by on).
      1. I tend to think of her as rather ugly. ‎
    4. VT To be of the opinion (that).
      1. I think she is pretty, contrary to most people. ‎
    5. VT To guess; to reckon.
      1. I think she’ll pass the examination. ‎
    6. VT To consider, judge, regard, or look upon (something) as.
      1. At the time I thought his adamant refusal to give in right.  I hope you won’t think me stupid if I ask you what that means. ‎
    7. To plan; to be considering; to be of a mind (to do something).
      1. To presume; to venture.
        1. (obsolete except in methinks) To seem, to appear.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Just as you have the right to your free speech, so I have the right to mine.  Many people say she's pretty, but I don't think so.   "I can count backwards from one hundred." "So can I." ‎
            • I think they would try to humanize the worst villains in history out of their fear that the audience might not like the central character.
            • This shirt has just about had it. I think I'll chuck it away.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Think network television is washed up, overwhelmed by targeted and measureable ads on the Web?
            • thought he could get away with not doing any work."
            • Think twice before you go, since it could be dangerous.
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Don't disturb them. They're in there going for a roll in the hay, I think.
            • I was on to a really good definition for train of thought, but then I lost my train of thought.
            • Left to my own devices, I'll spend hours staring into space, just thinking.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
              • Verbs
                • Intransitive verbs
                  • Transitive verbs
                    • Verbs by inflection type
                      • Irregular verbs
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                  5. en thinko
                  Source: Wiktionary
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                  Meaning of think for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "think" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
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