Übersetzung von “think” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verbthink /θɪŋk/ ( pt pp thought )
transitive-intransitive to have an opinion about sth
penser , croire , trouver

I thought (that) the movie was good.
Je trouve que ce film était bon.

I don't think it's a problem. Do you?
Je ne pense pas que ce soit un problème. Et toi ?
not think much of
to not like sth
aimer , apprécier

I didn't think much of her dress.
Je n'aime pas sa robe.
transitive to believe sth is true or right

I think she's eighteen.
Je crois qu'elle a dix-huit ans.

Do you think (that) the teacher would know?
Crois-tu que le professeur l'apprendrait ?
transitive-intransitive to have thoughts or memories in your mind
penser , réfléchir

I was thinking about home.
Je pensais à la maison.

You and I were thinking the same thing.
Toi et moi, nous pensions la même chose.
think back
to remember a time in the past
se rappeler

Think back to when you were little.
Rappelle-toi quand tu étais petit.
to carefully consider sth in order to make a decision or solve a problem
réfléchir (à)

Be quiet, I'm trying to think about what to do.
Du calme, j'essaie de réfléchir à ce qu'on peut faire.
intransitive to imagine sth

Think about the money we could make.
Imagine l'argent que nous pourrions gagner.

Just think - we could be on a beach right now.
Imagine un peu, on pourrait être en ce moment sur une plage.
come to think of it
spoken indicates you have just remembered sth
maintenant que j'y pense

Come to think of it, maybe she did mention it.
Maintenant que j'y pense, peut-être qu'elle n'en a pas fait mention.
think twice/again
to consider sth very carefully before making a decision
réfléchis/-issez y à deux fois

I'd think twice before lending him money.
Je vais y réfléchir à deux fois avant de lui prêter de l'argent.

think of

verb phrasalthink of [ ˈθɪŋk ˌʌv, əv ]
to create an idea
réfléchir à , concevoir

He thought of a way to escape.
Il réfléchissait à la manière de s'évader.
think of sb/sth as sth
to consider sb or sth to have a particular quality
considérer qqn/qqch comme qqch

I don't think of her as a complainer.
Je ne la considére pas comme quelqu'un qui se plaint.
can/can't think of
to remember/not remember sth
se rappeler / oublier

I can't think of her name.
J'ai oublié son nom.

think over

verb phrasalthink over [ ˈθɪŋk ˈoʊvər ]
to consider sth for a period before making a decision
réfléchir à

Think it over, and tell me tomorrow.
Réfléchissez-y et donnez-moi votre réponse demain.

think through

verb phrasalthink through [ ˈθɪŋk ˈθru ]
to consider all the possibilities of a situation
prendre le temps de réfléchir à

Give him some time to think it through.
Donnez-lui du temps pour bien y réfléchir.

think up

verb phrasalthink up [ ˈθɪŋk ˈʌp ]
to create an idea
concevoir , inventer

You're good at thinking up stories.
Tu es doué pour inventer des histoires.

(Übersetzung von “think” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /θiŋk/ (past tense, past participle thought /θoːt/)

(often with about) to have or form ideas in one’s mind

penser (à)
Can babies think?
I was thinking about my mother.

to have or form opinions in one’s mind; to believe

penser (à, de)
He thinks (that) the world is flat
What do you think of his poem?
What do you think about his suggestion?
He thought me very stupid.

to intend or plan (to do something), usually without making a final decision

penser/réfléchir (à)
I must think what to do
I was thinking of/about going to London next week.

to imagine or expect

I never thought to see you again
Little did he think that I would be there as well.
thinker noun

a person who thinks, especially deeply and constructively

He’s one of the world’s great thinkers.


préparé, élaboré
a well-thought-out campaign.
think better of

to think again and decide not to; to reconsider

se raviser
He was going to ask for more money, but he thought better of it.

to think that (someone) could not be so bad etc

avec une meilleure opinion de qqn
I thought better of you than to suppose you would do that.
think highly/well/badly etc of

to have a good, or bad, opinion of

avoir une bonne opinion, une mauvaise opinion (de)
She thought highly of him and his poetry.
think little of / not think much of

to have a very low opinion of

ne pas avoir une bonne opinion de
He didn’t think much of what I had done
He thought little of my work.
think of

to remember to do (something); to keep in one’s mind; to consider

penser à
You always think of everything!
Have you thought of the cost involved?

to remember

se rappeler de
I couldn’t think of her name when I met her at the party.

(with would, should, not, neveretc) to be willing to do (something)

songer à
I would never think of being rude to her
He couldn’t think of leaving her.
think out

to plan; to work out in the mind

He thought out the whole operation.
think over

to think carefully about; to consider all aspects of (an action, decision etc)

bien réfléchir (à)
He thought it over, and decided not to go.
think twice (often with about)

to hesitate before doing (something); to decide not to do (something one was intending to do)

y regarder à deux fois avant de
I would think twice about going, if I were you.
think up

to invent; to devise

It was Paul who thought up the idea of organizing a protest
He thought up a new process.
think the world of

to be very fond of

He thinks the world of his wife.

(Übersetzung von “think” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)