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think

Synonyms of think in English:

verb

  • 1 I think he's gone home
    believe, be of the opinion, be of the view, be under the impression;
    expect, imagine, anticipate;
    conclude, determine, reason
    informal reckon, figure
    formal opine
  • 2 his family was thought to be enormously rich
    deem, judge, hold, reckon, consider, presume, estimate;
    regard (as), view (as)
  • 3 Jack thought for a moment
    ponder, reflect, deliberate, consider, meditate, contemplate, muse, ruminate, be lost in thought, be in a brown study, brood;
    concentrate, brainstorm, rack one's brains;
    formal cogitate
  • 4 she thought of all the visits she had made to her father
    recall, remember, recollect, call to mind, think back to
  • 5 she forced herself to think of how he must be feeling
    imagine, picture, visualize, envisage, consider;
    dream about, fantasize about
  • Phrases

    think better of
    1
    Donnie was going to crash his ex-girlfriend's wedding, but he thought better of it
    have second thoughts about, think twice about, think again about, change one's mind about;
    reconsider, decide against
    informal get cold feet about
    think over
    2
    take a few days to think over the proposal
    consider, contemplate, deliberate about, mull over, ponder, chew over, chew on, reflect on, muse on, ruminate on
    think up
    3
    I'm sure by Friday we'll have thought up a great idea for the presentation
    devise, dream up, conjure up, come up with, invent, create, concoct, make up;
    hit on
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