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

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

    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 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

    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