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Idioms for think

Origin of think

1
before 900; Middle English thinken, variant of thenken,Old English thencan; cognate with Dutch, German denken,Old Norse thekkja,Gothic thagkjan; akin to thank

Definition for think (2 of 2)

think2
[ thingk ]
/ θɪŋk /

verb (used without object), thought, think·ing.Obsolete.

to seem or appear (usually used impersonally with a dative as the subject).
Compare methinks.

Origin of think

2
before 900; Middle English thinken,Old English thyncan; cognate with Dutch dunken,German dünken,Old Norse thykkja,Gothic thugkjan
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British Dictionary definitions for think

think
/ (θɪŋk) /

verb thinks, thinking or thought

noun

Derived forms of think

thinker, noun

Word Origin for think

Old English thencan; related to Old Frisian thenza, Old Saxon thenkian, Old High German denken, Old Norse thekkja, Gothic thagkjan
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Medical definitions for think

think
[ thĭngk ]

v.

To exercise the power of reason, as by conceiving ideas, drawing inferences, and using judgment.
To weigh or consider an idea.
To bring a thought to mind by imagination or invention.
To recall a thought or an image to mind.
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Idioms and Phrases with think

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