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Definition 1: the process of using your mind to consider something carefully - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where thinking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • thinking always made him frown
  • she paused for thought

Synonyms for thinking in the sense of this definition

(thinking is a kind of ...) cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use

(... is a kind of thinking ) thinking that brings together information focussed on solving a problem (especially solving problems that have a single correct solution)

(... is a kind of thinking ) the thought processes involved in solving a problem

(... is a kind of thinking ) the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening

"his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"

(... is a kind of thinking ) thought that makes something comprehensible

(... is a kind of thinking ) thinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it

(... is a kind of thinking ) the process of giving careful thought to something

(... is a kind of thinking ) the process of forming and relating ideas

(... is a kind of thinking ) obscure or irrational thought

(... is a kind of thinking ) the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together

"I couldn't follow his train of thought" "he lost the thread of his argument"

(... is a kind of thinking ) a particular way of thinking that is characteristic of some individual or group

(... is a kind of thinking ) thinking that is coherent and logical

(... is a kind of thinking ) the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought

(... is a kind of thinking ) a thought process in which ideas (words or images) suggest other ideas in a sequence

(... is a kind of thinking ) thinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions; associated with creativity

Definition 2: endowed with the capacity to reason - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for thinking in the sense of this definition

(thinking is similar to ...) consistent with or based on or using reason

"rational behavior" "a process of rational inference" "rational thought"

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