Meaning of "think" in Essential American English Dictionary


verb us /θɪŋk/ past tense and past participle thought

A1 to believe that something is true, or to expect that something will happen, although you are not sure:

I think we’ve met before.
Do you think it’s going to rain?

A1 to have an opinion about something or someone:

What did you think of the show?

B1 to use the brain to plan something, solve a problem, understand a situation, etc.:

He thought for a few seconds before answering.

(Definition of “think” from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)