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think /θɪŋk/, [θæŋk]
  • communicate to oneself in one’s mind
denken ˈdɛŋkn̩
nachdenken ˈnaːxˌdɛŋkn̩
think /θɪŋk/, [θæŋk]
  • be of the opinion that
denken ˈdɛŋkn̩
finden ˈfɪndn̩
meinen ˈmaɪ̯nən
think /θɪŋk/, [θæŋk]
  • guess, reckon
denken ˈdɛŋkn̩
glauben ˈɡlaʊ̯bn̩
think /θɪŋk/, [θæŋk]
  • to ponder, to go over in one's head
nachdenken ˈnaːxˌdɛŋkn̩
überlegen ˌyːbɐˈleːɡŋ̍, ˌyːbɐˈleːɡən
think /θɪŋk/, [θæŋk]
  • consider, judge, regard something as
halten für
think /θɪŋk/, [θæŋk]
  • an act of thinking
der Gedanke (Pl.: die Gedanken) {m} ɡəˈdaŋkə
die Denke (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {f} ˈdɛŋkə
wishful thinking
  • illusion that what one would like is true
das Wunschdenken (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈvʊnʃˌdɛŋkn̩, ˈvʊnʃˌdɛŋkŋ̩
think of
  • To create in one's mind; to originate an idea through thought
ersinnen ɛɐ̯ˈzɪnən
sich einfallen lassen
think through
  • to fully consider an action
durchdenken dʊʁçˈdɛŋkn̩
think aloud
  • utter one's thoughts
laut denken
think up ausdenken ˈaʊ̯sˌdɛŋkn̩, ˈaʊ̯sˌdɛŋkŋ̩
thinking /ˈθɪŋkɪŋ/ das Denken (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈdɛŋkn̩
think over
  • ponder or reflect
nachdenken ˈnaːxˌdɛŋkn̩
I don't think so
  • I think that what has been said is untrue
das glaube ich nicht
ich glaube nicht
I think therefore I am
  • philosophical proof of existence
ich denke, also bin ich
I think so
  • I think so
ich glaube schon
think tank
  • group producing research and recommendations
Denkfabrik
der Thinktank (Pl.: die Thinktanks) {m} ˈθɪŋktæŋk
great minds think alike
  • used to emphasize two people reaching the same conclusion
zwei Dumme, ein Gedanke
think about /θɪŋk ə.ˈbaʊt/
  • ponder
denken an
lateral thinking
  • lateral thinking
Querdenken
positive thinking
  • focusing on thoughts of success
positives Denken
lean thinking
  • software development
Lean Thinking
think up something sich etwas aus den Fingern saugen zɪç ˈɛtvas aʊ̯s deːn ˈfɪŋɐn ˈzaʊ̯ɡn
think something over überlegen ˌyːbɐˈleːɡŋ̍, ˌyːbɐˈleːɡn̩
without thinking twice kurzerhand ˌkʊʁt͡sɐˈhant, ˈkʊʁt͡sɐˌhant
start thinking andenken ˈanˌdɛŋkn̩
think highly of achten ˈaxtn̩
not think twice nicht lange fackeln nɪçt ˈlaŋə ˈfakl̩n
without thinking bedenkenlos bəˈdɛŋkn̩ˌloːs
make think nachdenklich ˈnaːxˌdɛŋklɪç
wish-thinking das Wunschdenken (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈvʊnʃˌdɛŋkn̩, ˈvʊnʃˌdɛŋkŋ̩
I think I'm going off my rocker ich glaub, mein Schwein pfeift ɪç ɡlaʊ̯p maɪ̯n ʃvaɪ̯n p͡faɪ̯ft
may he be shamed who thinks badly of it ein Schelm, wer Böses dabei denkt aɪ̯n ʃɛlm veːɐ̯ ˈbøːzəs ˌdabaɪ̯ dɛŋkt
think much of
  • hold in high esteem
schätzen ˈʃɛt͡sn̩
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