Hypertext Webster Gateway: "think"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Think \Think\, n.
Act of thinking; a thought. [Obs. or Colloq.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Think \Think\, v. t.
1. To conceive; to imagine.

Charity . . . thinketh no evil. --1 Cor. xiii.

2. To plan or design; to plot; to compass. [Obs.]

So little womanhood And natural goodness, as to
think the death Of her own son. --Beau. & Fl.

3. To believe; to consider; to esteem.

Nor think superfluous other's aid. --Milton.

{To think much}, to esteem a great matter; to grudge. [Obs.]
``[He] thought not much to clothe his enemies.'' --Milton.

{To think scorn}.
(a) To disdain. [Obs.] ``He thought scorn to lay hands on
Mordecai alone.'' --Esther iii. 6.
(b) To feel indignation. [Obs.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Think \Think\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Thought}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Thinking}.] [OE. thinken, properly, to seem, from AS.
[thorn]yncean (cf. {Methinks}), but confounded with OE.
thenken to think, fr. AS. [thorn]encean (imp.
[thorn][=o]hte); akin to D. denken, dunken, OS. thenkian,
thunkian, G. denken, d["u]nken, Icel. [thorn]ekkja to
perceive, to know, [thorn]ykkja to seem, Goth. [thorn]agkjan,
[thorn]aggkjan, to think, [thorn]ygkjan to think, to seem,
OL. tongere to know. Cf. {Thank}, {Thought}.]
1. To seem or appear; -- used chiefly in the expressions
methinketh or methinks, and methought.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

n : (informal) an instance of deliberate thinking: "I need to
give it a good think"
v 1: 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" [syn: {believe}, {consider}, {conceive}]
2: 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" [syn: {opine},
{suppose}, {imagine}, {reckon}, {guess}]
3: 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" [syn: {cogitate}, {cerebrate}]
4: 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"
[syn: {remember}, {retrieve}, {recall}, {call back}, {call
up}, {recollect}, {remind}] [ant: {forget}]
5: imagine or visualize; "Just think--you could be rich one
day!"; "Think what a scene it must have been!"
6: focus one's attention on a certain state; "Think big";
"think thin"
7: 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" [syn: {intend}, {mean}]
8: decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting; "Can you
think what to do next?"
9: ponder; reflect on, or reason about; "Think the matter
through"; "Think how hard life in Russia must be these
10: dispose the mind in a certain way; "Do you really think so?"
11: have or formulate in the mind; "think good thoughts"
12: be capable of conscious thought; "Man is the only creature
that thinks"
13: bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation; "She
thought herself into a state of panic over the final

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