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Definition 1: keep in mind for attention or consideration - [verb of cognition]

Samples where think of or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Remember the Alamo
  • Remember to call your mother every day!
  • Think of the starving children in India!

Synonyms for think of in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of think of ) keep in mind

(... is a kind of think of ) keep in one's mind

"I cannot retain so much information"

(... is a kind of think of ) maintain in the forefront of one's awareness

"He kept note of the location of the soldiers"

(... is a kind of think of ) describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of

"You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist" "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"

Definition 2: look on as or consider - [verb of cognition]

Samples where think of or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she looked on this affair as a joke
  • He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician
  • He is reputed to be intelligent

Synonyms for think of in the sense of this definition

(think of is a kind of ...) judge or regard; look upon; judge

"I think he is very smart" "I believe her to be very smart" "I think that he is her boyfriend" "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"

Definition 3: intend to refer to - [verb of cognition]

Samples where think of or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France
  • Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!

Synonyms for think of in the sense of this definition

(think of is a kind of ...) make a logical or causal connection

"I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind" "colligate these facts" "I cannot relate these events at all"

(... is a kind of think of ) make reference to

"His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

Definition 4: take into consideration, have in view - [verb of cognition]

Samples where think of or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He entertained the notion of moving to South America

Synonyms for think of in the sense of this definition

(think of is a kind of ...) consider as a possibility

"I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job"

Definition 5: choose in one's mind - [verb of cognition]

Samples where think of or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Think of any integer between 1 and 25

(think of is a kind of ...) pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

"Take any one of these cards" "Choose a good husband for your daughter" "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"

Definition 6: devise or invent - [verb of creation]

Samples where think of or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He thought up a plan to get rich quickly
  • no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software

Synonyms for think of in the sense of this definition

(think of is a kind of ...) create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands

(... is a kind of think of ) form ideals

"Man has always idealized"

(... is a kind of think of ) concoct something artificial or untrue

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