Definition for THINK

THINK, v.t.

  1. To conceive; to imagine. Charity thinketh no evil. 1 Cor. xiii.
  2. To believe; to consider; to esteem. Nor think superfluous others' aid. Milton.
  3. To seem or appear, as in the phrases, me thinketh or methinks, and methought. These are genuine Saxon phrases, equivalent to it seems to me, it seemed to me. In these expressions, me is actually in the dative case; almost the only instance remaining in the language. Sax. “genoh thuht,” satis visum est, it appeared enough or sufficient; “me thincth,” mihi videtur, it seems to me; I perceive. To think much, to grudge. He thought not much to clothe his enemies. Milton. To think much of, to hold in high esteem. To think scorn, to disdain. Esth. iii.

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