think of

Definition of think of

  1. 1 :  to have thoughts about possibly doing (something) She is thinking of applying to grad school. She couldn't think of ever leaving her children.

  2. 2 :  to use one's mind to form or invent (something) The best plan they could think of was to leave.

  3. 3 :  to remember (something) I can't think of her name at the moment.

  4. 4 :  to have a particular kind of opinion about (someone or something) The hiring committee thought highly of her. I wouldn't want you to think badly of me. He thinks the world of his family.

  5. 5 :  to form or have an idea about (someone or something) People are thinking of her for president. Are you thinking of any place in particular? I am thinking of a number between 1 and 10. I'll be thinking of you in my prayers.

  6. 6 :  to be concerned about (someone or something) when making decisions about what to do I must think first of my family. She is always thinking of the welfare of others.

  7. 7 :  to believe that (someone or something) is (a particular type of person or thing) or has (a particular quality) —+ as He thinks of himself as a good writer. I think of you guys as my family.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to form or have in the mind

    :  to have as an intention

    :  to have as an opinion

  1. :  an act of thinking

  1. :  relating to, requiring, or stimulating thinking

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to criticize severely

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