Synonyms for think of

Synonyms for (verb) think of

Synonyms: think of, take to be, look on, look upon, regard as, repute, esteem

Definition: look on as or consider

Usage: she looked on this affair as a joke; He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician; He is reputed to be intelligent

Similar words: think, believe, conceive, consider

Definition: judge or regard; look upon; judge

Usage: 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


Synonyms: entertain, flirt with, think about, think of, toy with

Definition: take into consideration, have in view

Usage: He entertained the notion of moving to South America

Similar words: contemplate

Definition: consider as a possibility

Usage: I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job


Synonyms: think of

Definition: choose in one's mind

Usage: Think of any integer between 1 and 25

Similar words: select, choose, take, pick out

Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

Usage: 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


Synonyms: have in mind, think of, mean

Definition: intend to refer to

Usage: I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France; Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!

Similar words: associate, colligate, link, link up, tie in, connect, relate

Definition: make a logical or causal connection

Usage: I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind; colligate these facts; I cannot relate these events at all


Synonyms: concoct, dream up, hatch, think of, think up

Definition: devise or invent

Usage: He thought up a plan to get rich quickly; no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software

Similar words: create by mental act, create mentally

Definition: create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands