Synonyms of think in English:

think


See definition of think

verb

1‘do you think Isobel will come?’

SYNONYMS

believe, be of the opinion, have as one's opinion, be of the view, be under the impression

expect, imagine, anticipate

surmise, suppose, conjecture, guess, fancy

conclude, determine, reason

informal reckon

North American informal figure

formal opine

archaic ween

2‘his family was thought to be enormously rich’

SYNONYMS

deem, judge, hold, reckon, consider, presume, estimate

regard as, view as

3‘Jack thought for a moment’

SYNONYMS

ponder, reflect, deliberate, meditate, contemplate, muse, cogitate, ruminate, be lost in thought, be in a brown study, brood

concentrate, rack one's brains, cudgel one's brains

informal put on one's thinking cap, sleep on it

rare cerebrate

ANTONYMS

act, leap into action

4‘he began thinking about a career in politics’

SYNONYMS

consider, contemplate, give thought to, entertain the idea of, deliberate about, weigh up, turn over in one's mind, mull over, chew over, reflect on, ruminate about, muse on

North American think on

Variant spelling think on

5‘she thought of all the visits she had made to her father’

SYNONYMS

recall, remember, recollect, call to mind, bring to mind, think back to, review

6‘she forced herself to think of how he must be feeling’

SYNONYMS

imagine, picture, visualize, envisage, envision

dream about, fantasize about


noun

1‘why don't you have a think about it?’

SYNONYMS

ponder, muse, period of contemplation, period of deliberation, period of reflection, spell of contemplation, spell of deliberation, spell of reflection


Phrases

    think better of

      ‘Lisa was about to say no, but then she thought better of it’

      SYNONYMS

      have second thoughts about, think twice about, think again about, change one's mind about

      reconsider, decide against

      informal

      get cold feet about

      Variant spelling think (the) better of
    think nothing of

      ‘he thinks nothing of getting up at two or three o'clock in the morning’

      SYNONYMS

      consider normal, consider usual, consider routine, take in one's stride, not think twice about

      have no problems with, have no compunction about, have no hesitation about

    think something over

      ‘she went home to think over his offer’

      SYNONYMS

      consider, contemplate, deliberate about, weigh up, consider the pros and cons of, mull over, ponder, reflect on, muse on, ruminate on

    think something up

      ‘the idea was thought up by one of my technology students’

      SYNONYMS

      devise, dream up, come up with, invent, create, concoct, contrive, improvise, make up

      hit on