Recall or reflect on, as in When I think back on my days as a summer camper, I really had a good time, or As he thought back to his father, long dead, tears came to his eyes. [Mid-1900s]
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- think a lot of,
- think aloud,
- think better of,
- think big,
- think little of,
- think nothing of,
- think on one's feet
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