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Think vs. Guess

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Thinkverb

(transitive) To ponder, to go over in one's head.

‘Idly, the detective thought what his next move should be.’;

Guessverb

To reach a partly (or totally) unqualified conclusion.

Thinkverb

(intransitive) To communicate to oneself in one's mind, to try to find a solution to a problem.

‘I thought for three hours about the problem and still couldn’t find the solution.’;

Guessverb

To solve by a correct conjecture; to conjecture rightly.

‘He who guesses the riddle shall have the ring.’;

Thinkverb

(intransitive) To conceive of something or someone (usually followed by of; infrequently, by on).

‘I tend to think of her as rather ugly.’;

Guessverb

to suppose (introducing a proposition of uncertain plausibility).

‘That album is quite hard to find, but I guess you could try ordering it online.’;

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Thinkverb

(transitive) To be of opinion (that); to consider, judge, regard, or look upon (something) as.

‘At the time I thought his adamant refusal to give in right.’; ‘I hope you won’t think me stupid if I ask you what that means.’; ‘I think she is pretty, contrary to most people.’;

Guessverb

(colloquial) To think, conclude, or decide (without a connotation of uncertainty). Usually in first person: "I guess".

‘"I guess you were right." "What did he say?" "He guesses you were right."’; ‘"I guess I'll go to bed."’;

Thinkverb

(transitive) To guess; to reckon.

‘I think she’ll pass the examination.’;

Guessverb

(obsolete) To hit upon or reproduce by memory.

Thinkverb

To plan; to be considering; to be of a mind (to do something).

Guessnoun

A prediction about the outcome of something, typically made without factual evidence or support.

‘If you don't know the answer, take a guess.’;

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Thinkverb

To presume; to venture.

Guessverb

To form an opinion concerning, without knowledge or means of knowledge; to judge of at random; to conjecture.

‘First, if thou canst, the harder reason guess.’;

Thinkverb

To seem, to appear.

Guessverb

To judge or form an opinion of, from reasons that seem preponderating, but are not decisive.

‘We may then guess how far it was from his design.’; ‘Of ambushed men, whom, by their arms and dress,To be Taxallan enemies I guess.’;

Thinknoun

An act of thinking; consideration (of something).

‘I'll have a think about that and let you know.’;

Guessverb

To solve by a correct conjecture; to conjecture rightly; as, he who guesses the riddle shall have the ring; he has guessed my designs.

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Thinkverb

To seem or appear; - used chiefly in the expressions methinketh or methinks, and methought.

Guessverb

To hit upon or reproduce by memory.

‘Tell me their words, as near as thou canst guess them.’;

Thinkverb

To employ any of the intellectual powers except that of simple perception through the senses; to exercise the higher intellectual faculties.

‘For that I amI know, because I think.’;

Guessverb

To think; to suppose; to believe; to imagine; - followed by an objective clause.

‘Not all together; better far, I guess,That we do make our entrance several ways.’; ‘But in known images of life I guessThe labor greater.’;

Thinkverb

To call anything to mind; to remember; as, I would have sent the books, but I did not think of it.

‘Well thought upon; I have it here.’;

Guessverb

To make a guess or random judgment; to conjecture; - with at, about, etc.

‘This is the place, as well as I may guess.’;

Thinkverb

To reflect upon any subject; to muse; to meditate; to ponder; to consider; to deliberate.

‘And when he thought thereon, he wept.’; ‘He thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?’;

Guessnoun

An opinion as to anything, formed without sufficient or decisive evidence or grounds; an attempt to hit upon the truth by a random judgment; a conjecture; a surmise.

‘A poet must confessHis art 's like physic - but a happy guess.’;

Thinkverb

To form an opinion by reasoning; to judge; to conclude; to believe; as, I think it will rain to-morrow.

‘Let them marry to whom they think best.’;

Guessnoun

a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

Thinkverb

To purpose; to intend; to design; to mean.

‘I thought to promote thee unto great honor.’; ‘Thou thought'st to help me.’;

Guessnoun

an estimate based on little or no information

Thinkverb

To presume; to venture.

‘Think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father.’;

Guessverb

expect, believe, or suppose;

‘I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel’; ‘I thought to find her in a bad state’; ‘he didn't think to find her in the kitchen’; ‘I guess she is angry at me for standing her up’;

Thinkverb

To conceive; to imagine.

‘Charity . . . thinketh no evil.’;

Guessverb

put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation;

‘I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again’; ‘I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong’;

Thinkverb

To plan or design; to plot; to compass.

‘So little womanhoodAnd natural goodness, as to think the deathOf her own son.’;

Guessverb

judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time);

‘I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds’;

Thinkverb

To believe; to consider; to esteem.

‘Nor think superfluous other's aid.’;

Guessverb

guess correctly; solve by guessing;

‘He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize’;

Thinknoun

Act of thinking; a thought.

Thinknoun

an instance of deliberate thinking;

‘I need to give it a good think’;

Thinkverb

judge or regard; look upon; judge;

‘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’;

Thinkverb

expect, believe, or suppose;

‘I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel’; ‘I thought to find her in a bad state’; ‘he didn't think to find her in the kitchen’; ‘I guess she is angry at me for standing her up’;

Thinkverb

use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments;

‘I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere’;

Thinkverb

recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection;

‘I can't remember saying any such thing’; ‘I can't think what her last name was’; ‘can you remember her phone number?’; ‘Do you remember that he once loved you?’; ‘call up memories’;

Thinkverb

imagine or visualize;

‘Just think--you could be rich one day!’; ‘Think what a scene it must have been!’;

Thinkverb

focus one's attention on a certain state;

‘Think big’; ‘think thin’;

Thinkverb

have in mind as a purpose;

‘I mean no harm’; ‘I only meant to help you’; ‘She didn't think to harm me’; ‘We thought to return early that night’;

Thinkverb

decide by pondering, reasoning, or reflecting;

‘Can you think what to do next?’;

Thinkverb

ponder; reflect on, or reason about;

‘Think the matter through’; ‘Think how hard life in Russia must be these days’;

Thinkverb

dispose the mind in a certain way;

‘Do you really think so?’;

Thinkverb

have or formulate in the mind;

‘think good thoughts’;

Thinkverb

be capable of conscious thought;

‘Man is the only creature that thinks’;

Thinkverb

bring into a given condition by mental preoccupation;

‘She thought herself into a state of panic over the final exam’;

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