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

6 senses of think of

Sense 1
remember, think of -- (keep in mind for attention or consideration; "Remember the Alamo"; "Remember to call your mother every day!"; "Think of the starving children in India!")

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")

Sense 3
think of, repute, regard as, look upon, look on, esteem, take to be -- (look on as or consider; "she looked on this affair as a joke"; "He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician"; "He is reputed to be intelligent")
       => think, believe, consider, conceive -- (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")

Sense 4
think of, have in mind, mean -- (intend to refer to; "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"; "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!")
       => associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect -- (make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all")

Sense 5
think up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoct -- (devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software")
       => create by mental act, create mentally -- (create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands)

Sense 6
think of -- (choose in one's mind; "Think of any integer between 1 and 25")
       => choose, take, select, pick out -- (pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her")

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