(tr, adverb) to ponder or considerto think over a problem
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ponder, ruminate, contemplate, weigh, examine, deliberate, consider, mull, evaluate, reflect, speculate, reevaluate, reexamine, amend, rethink, review, revise, reassess, reconsider, analyze
- think big,
- think little of,
- think nothing of,
- think on one's feet,
- think out,
- think piece,
- think positive,
- think tank,
- think the world of,
- think through
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Ponder, reflect about, especially with a view to making a decision. For example, I'll have to think it over carefully before I can say yes or no. [Mid-1800s]
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