think of

Definitions of think of

v devise or invent

“no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software”
concoct, dream up, hatch, think up
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idealise, idealize
form ideals
cook up, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture
make up something artificial or untrue
mythologise, mythologize
construct a myth
unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory
concoct, trump up
make up a story
vamp, vamp up
make up
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create by mental act, create mentally
create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands

v intend to refer to

“I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France”
have in mind, mean
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advert, bring up, cite, mention, name, refer
make reference to
commend, remember
mention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship
speak of the devil
mention someone's name who just then appears
mention favorably, as in prayer
cite, quote
refer to for illustration or proof
touch on
refer to or discuss briefly
appeal, invoke
cite as an authority; resort to
refer to people that one assumes one's interlocutors admire in order to try to impress them
bring up, raise
put forward for consideration or discussion
drag up, dredge up
mention something unpleasant from the past
refer from one entry to another, as in catalogues, books, and lists
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associate, colligate, connect, link, link up, relate, tie in
make a logical or causal connection

v choose in one's mind

Think of any integer between 1 and 25”
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choose, pick out, select, take
pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

v look on as or consider

“He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician”
esteem, look on, look upon, regard as, repute, take to be
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believe, conceive, consider, think
judge or regard; look upon; judge

v keep in mind for attention or consideration

Think of the starving children in India!”
bury, forget
dismiss from the mind; stop remembering
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bear in mind, mind
keep in mind
keep in one's mind
keep note
maintain in the forefront of one's awareness
characterise, characterize, qualify
describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
attend to, take to heart
get down to; pay attention to; take seriously
differentiate, distinguish, mark
be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
reveal clearly as having a certain character

v take into consideration, have in view

entertain, flirt with, think about, toy with
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consider as a possibility

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