Third person singular
- (transitive) If you think something, you feel that it is or may be true.
- Some people think this is a good idea, but I don't think so.
- I think the best thing to do now is to go home.
- I just thought you might want some coffee.
- I really think you should stop seeing her.
- What do you think about the new teacher?
- Vancouver is thought to be a good place to live.
- I think he's a doctor.
- I think she wants us to go that way.
- I thought I saw something.
- "Is this right?" "I think so."
- (transitive & intransitive) If you think about something, you use your mind to give it your attention.
- "What's the best way?" "I'm not sure. Let me think."
- All day I was thinking about my sister in Lisbon.
- You know you can't do that. What were you thinking?
- I don't want to think about that right now.
- Just think how nice it will be when we're finished.
- (transitive) If you think something, you hear the words in your head.
- "It's no good," she thought.
- You use think in suggestions and requests.
- I was thinking we could go out tonight.
- Do you think you could help me here?
- If you don't think to do something, you don't remember to do it.
- I didn't think to ask her.
- I can't think where my keys are.
[change] Related words
- If you say you'll have a think about something, it means you'll give it your attention.