'Think of' Vs. 'Think about'

Posted 10:12 by Sailaja Prakash in Labels:

Think of:

1)Keep in mind for attention or consideration.
Ex: Think of the starving children in India!

2)Take into consideration, have in view.

3)Look on as or consider.
Ex: He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician.

4)Inten to refer to.
Ex: I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France.

5)Devise or invent.
Ex: No-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software.

6)Choose in one's mind.
Ex: Think of any integer between 1 and 25.

Think about:

1)Have on one's mind, think about actively.
Ex: a) I'm thinking about my friends abroad.
b) She always thinks about her children first.

2)Take into consideration, have in view.

Think up:

1)Devise or invent
Ex: He thought up a plan to get rice quickly.

Think out:

1)Consider carefully and rationally.
Ex: Every detail has been thought out.

Think back:

1)Recapture the past; indulge in memories.

Think factory:

1)A company that does research for hire and issues reports on the implications.

Think piece:

1)An article in a newspaper or magazine or journal that represents opinions and ideas and discussion rather than bare facts.

Think tank:

1)A company that does research for hire and issues reports on the implications.

Think the world of:

1)Esteem very highly.
Ex: She thinks the world of her adviser.

Think twice:

1)Consider and reconsider carefully.
Ex: Think twice before you have a child.

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