To think much
Think Think, v. t. 1. To conceive; to imagine. [1913 Webster]

Charity . . . thinketh no evil. --1 Cor. xiii. 4,5. [1913 Webster]

2. To plan or design; to plot; to compass. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

So little womanhood And natural goodness, as to think the death Of her own son. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

3. To believe; to consider; to esteem. [1913 Webster]

Nor think superfluous other's aid. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

{To think much}, to esteem a great matter; to grudge. [Obs.] ``[He] thought not much to clothe his enemies.'' --Milton.

{To think scorn}. (a) To disdain. [Obs.] ``He thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone.'' --Esther iii. 6. (b) To feel indignation. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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  • To think much of — Think Think, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Thought}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Thinking}.] [OE. thinken, properly, to seem, from AS. [thorn]yncean (cf. {Methinks}), but confounded with OE. thenken to think, fr. AS. [thorn]encean (imp. [thorn][=o]hte); akin to D.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To think scorn — Think Think, v. t. 1. To conceive; to imagine. [1913 Webster] Charity . . . thinketh no evil. 1 Cor. xiii. 4,5. [1913 Webster] 2. To plan or design; to plot; to compass. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] So little womanhood And natural goodness, as to think… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To think better of — Think Think, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Thought}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Thinking}.] [OE. thinken, properly, to seem, from AS. [thorn]yncean (cf. {Methinks}), but confounded with OE. thenken to think, fr. AS. [thorn]encean (imp. [thorn][=o]hte); akin to D.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To think well of — Think Think, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Thought}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Thinking}.] [OE. thinken, properly, to seem, from AS. [thorn]yncean (cf. {Methinks}), but confounded with OE. thenken to think, fr. AS. [thorn]encean (imp. [thorn][=o]hte); akin to D.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • think\ much\ of — • think a great deal of • think a lot of • think much of v. phr. To consider to be very worthy, valuable, or important; to esteem highly. Mary thinks a great deal of Tim. The teacher thought a lot of Joe s project. the phrase think much of is… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • To think good — Good Good, a. [Compar. {Better}; superl. {Best}. These words, though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS. g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god, Goth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To make much of — make make, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {made} (m[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {making}.] [OE. maken, makien, AS. macian; akin to OS. mak?n, OFries. makia, D. maken, G. machen, OHG. mahh?n to join, fit, prepare, make, Dan. mage. Cf. {Match} an equal.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • think much of — verb To like; to hold in high esteem; to look upon favourably. I dont think much of her new book. Syn: care for …   Wiktionary

  • think much of — phrasal to view with satisfaction ; approve usually used in negative constructions < I didn t think much of the new car > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • think much — phrasal obsolete : to consider serious or burdensome thought not much to clothe his enemies John Milton …   Useful english dictionary

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