Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb think_about

2 senses of think about

Sense 1
think about -- (have on one's mind, think about actively; "I'm thinking about my friends abroad"; "She always thinks about her children first")
       => think, cogitate, cerebrate -- (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")

Sense 2
entertain, think of, toy with, flirt with, think about -- (take into consideration, have in view; "He entertained the notion of moving to South America")
       => contemplate -- (consider as a possibility; "I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job")

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