Synonyms of think in English:



  • 1 do you think Isobel will come? we thought he must have gone home
    believe, be of the opinion, have as one's opinion, be of the view, be under the impression; expect, imagine, anticipate; surmise, suppose, conjecture, guess, fancy; conclude, determine, reason
    informal reckon
    North American informal figure
    formal opine
    archaic ween
  • 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, meditate, contemplate, muse, cogitate, ruminate, be lost in thought, be in a brown study, brood; concentrate, rack one's brains, cudgel one's brains
    rare cerebrate
    [Antonyms] act leap into action
  • 4 he began thinking about a career in politics
  • 5 she thought of all the visits she had made to her father
  • 6 she forced herself to think of how he must be feeling
  • Phrases

    think better of

    Lisa was about to say no, but then she thought better of ithave second thoughts aboutthink twice aboutthink again aboutchange one's mind aboutreconsiderdecide against informalget cold feet about

    think nothing of

    he thinks nothing of getting up at two or three o'clock in the morningconsider normalconsider usualconsider routinetake in one's stridenot think twice abouthave no problems withhave no compunction abouthave no hesitation about

    think something over

    she went home to think over his offerconsidercontemplatedeliberate aboutweigh upconsider the pros and cons ofmull overponderreflect onmuse onruminate on

    think something up

    the idea was thought up by one of my technology studentsdevisedream upcome up withinventcreateconcoctcontriveimprovisemake uphit on


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  • why don't you have a think about it?
    ponder, muse, spell/period of deliberation/reflection/contemplation
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    Word of the day ween
    Pronunciation: wēn
    be of the opinion; think or suppose