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 for think
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Think \Think\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thought; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Thinking.] [OE. thinken, properly, to seem, from AS.
     [thorn]yncean (cf. Methinks), but confounded with OE.
     thenken to think, fr. AS. [thorn]encean (imp.
     [thorn][=o]hte); akin to D. denken, dunken, OS. thenkian,
     thunkian, G. denken, d["u]nken, Icel. [thorn]ekkja to
     perceive, to know, [thorn]ykkja to seem, Goth. [thorn]agkjan,
     [thorn]aggkjan, to think, [thorn]ygkjan to think, to seem,
     OL. tongere to know. Cf. Thank, Thought.]
     1. To seem or appear; -- used chiefly in the expressions
        methinketh or methinks, and methought.
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     Note: These are genuine Anglo-Saxon expressions, equivalent
           to it seems to me, it seemed to me. In these
           expressions me is in the dative case.
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     2. To employ any of the intellectual powers except that of
        simple perception through the senses; to exercise the
        higher intellectual faculties.
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              For that I am
              I know, because I think.              --Dryden.
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     3. Specifically:
        (a) To call anything to mind; to remember; as, I would
            have sent the books, but I did not think of it.
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                  Well thought upon; I have it here. --Shak.
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        (b) To reflect upon any subject; to muse; to meditate; to
            ponder; to consider; to deliberate.
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                  And when he thought thereon, he wept. --Mark
                                                    xiv. 72.
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                  He thought within himself, saying, What shall I
                  do, because I have no room where to bestow my
                  fruits?                           --Luke xii.
                                                    17.
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        (c) To form an opinion by reasoning; to judge; to
            conclude; to believe; as, I think it will rain
            to-morrow.
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                  Let them marry to whom they think best. --Num.
                                                    xxxvi. 6.
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        (d) To purpose; to intend; to design; to mean.
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                  I thought to promote thee unto great honor.
                                                    --Num. xxiv.
                                                    11.
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                  Thou thought'st to help me.       --Shak.
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        (e) To presume; to venture.
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                  Think not to say within yourselves, We have
                  Abraham to our father.            --Matt. iii.
                                                    9.
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     Note: To think, in a philosophical use as yet somewhat
           limited, designates the higher intellectual acts, the
           acts preeminently rational; to judge; to compare; to
           reason. Thinking is employed by Hamilton as
           "comprehending all our collective energies." It is
           defined by Mansel as "the act of knowing or judging by
           means of concepts,"by Lotze as "the reaction of the
           mind on the material supplied by external influences."
           See Thought.
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     To think better of. See under Better.
  
     To think much of, or To think well of, to hold in esteem;
        to esteem highly.
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     Syn: To expect; guess; cogitate; reflect; ponder;
          contemplate; meditate; muse; imagine; suppose; believe.
          See Expect, Guess.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Think \Think\, n.
     Act of thinking; a thought. "If you think that I'm finished,
     you've got another think coming!" [Obs. or Colloq.]
     [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Think \Think\, v. t.
     1. To conceive; to imagine.
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              Charity . . . thinketh no evil.       --1 Cor. xiii.
                                                    4,5.
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     2. To plan or design; to plot; to compass. [Obs.]
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              So little womanhood
              And natural goodness, as to think the death
              Of her own son.                       --Beau. & Fl.
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     3. To believe; to consider; to esteem.
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              Nor think superfluous other's aid.    --Milton.
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     To think much, to esteem a great matter; to grudge. [Obs.]
        "[He] thought not much to clothe his enemies." --Milton.
  
     To think scorn.
        (a) To disdain. [Obs.] "He thought scorn to lay hands on
            Mordecai alone." --Esther iii. 6.
        (b) To feel indignation. [Obs.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  think
      n 1: an instance of deliberate thinking; "I need to give it a
           good think"
      v 1: judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very
           smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he
           is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be
           inferior" [syn: think, believe, consider, conceive]
      2: expect, believe, or suppose; "I imagine she earned a lot of
         money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad
         state"; "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"; "I
         guess she is angry at me for standing her up" [syn: think,
         opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess]
      3: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to
         make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or
         judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
         [syn: think, cogitate, cerebrate]
      4: recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't
         remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last
         name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you
         remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories" [syn:
         remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up,
         recollect, think] [ant: blank out, block, draw a
         blank, forget]
      5: imagine or visualize; "Just think--you could be rich one
         day!"; "Think what a scene it must have been!"
      6: focus one's attention on a certain state; "Think big"; "think
         thin"
      7: have in mind as a purpose; "I mean no harm"; "I only meant to
         help you"; "She didn't think to harm me"; "We thought to
         return early that night" [syn: intend, mean, think]
      8: decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting; "Can you think
         what to do next?"
      9: ponder; reflect on, or reason about; "Think the matter
         through"; "Think how hard life in Russia must be these days"
      10: dispose the mind in a certain way; "Do you really think so?"
      11: have or formulate in the mind; "think good thoughts"
      12: be capable of conscious thought; "Man is the only creature
          that thinks"
      13: bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation; "She
          thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  165 Moby Thesaurus words for "think":
     account as, aim, aim at, anticipate, appreciate, aspire after,
     aspire to, assess, assume, be afraid, be after, be concerned,
     believe, brood, call to mind, care, cerebrate, cogitable, cogitate,
     come up with, comprehend, comprehensible, conceivable, conceive,
     conceptualize, conclude, concoct, conjecture, consider,
     contemplate, contrive, convincing, create, credit, daresay, deduce,
     deem, deliberate, design, desire, destine, determine, devise,
     divine, dread, dream, dream up, drive at, entertain ideas,
     envisage, envision, esteem, estimate, evaluate, exercise the mind,
     expect, face, fancy, fantasize, feasible, feature, feel, foresee,
     form ideas, gather, go for, grant, guess, harbor a design,
     have a hunch, have an idea, have an impression, have an inkling,
     have every intention, have in mind, have the idea, heed, hold,
     hold as, hope, ideate, image, imaginable, imagine, improvise,
     infer, intellectualize, intend, invent, judge, let, let be, likely,
     logicalize, logicize, look upon as, maintain, make up, mark, mean,
     meditate, mind, mull, mull over, muse, muse over, opine,
     pay attention, plan, plausible, ponder, possible, practicable,
     practical, prefigure, presumable, presume, presuppose, presurmise,
     pretend, project, propose, provisionally accept, purport, purpose,
     rationalize, realize, reason, recall, reck, reckon, recollect,
     reflect, regard, remember, repute, resolve, ruminate,
     ruminate over, say, see, sense, set down as, speculate, study,
     supposable, suppose, surmise, suspect, take, take an interest,
     take for, take for granted, take it, take to be, think of,
     thinkable, trow, understand, value, view as, vision, visualize,
     ween, weigh
  
  

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