[ bih-thawt ]
/ bɪˈθɔt /
simple past tense and past participle of bethink.
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[ bih-thingk ]
/ bɪˈθɪŋk /
verb (used with object), be·thought, be·think·ing.
to think; consider (used reflexively): He bethought himself a moment.
to remind (oneself): to bethink oneself of family obligations.
to remember; recall (used reflexively): She lives in the past now, bethinking herself of happier days.
to determine; resolve: Under the circumstances I could not otherwise bethink me.
Archaic. to bear in mind; remember.
verb (used without object), be·thought, be·think·ing.
Archaic. to consider; meditate.
Origin of bethink
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/ (bɪˈθɔːt) /
the past tense and past participle of bethink
/ (bɪˈθɪŋk) /
verb -thinks, -thinking or -thought archaic, or dialect
to cause (oneself) to consider or meditate
(tr often foll by of) to remind (oneself)
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