Meaning of “think up something” in the English Dictionary

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think up something

phrasal verb with think us /θɪŋk/ verb past tense and past participle thought /θɔt/

to invent a plan or solution:

Just give him five minutes and he’ll think up an excuse.

(Definition of “think up something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)