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Meaning of BETHINK

Pronunciation:  bi'thingk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  consider or ponder something carefully: She bethought her of their predicament.
  2. [v]  cause oneself to consider something
 

BETHINK is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: chew over, consider, contemplate, excogotate, meditate, mull, mull over, muse, ponder, reflect, ruminate, speculate, study, think over

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Be*think"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bethought}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Bethinking}.] [AS. be?encan; pref. be- + ?encan to
    think. See {Think}.]
    To call to mind; to recall or bring to recollection,
    reflection, or consideration; to think; to consider; --
    generally followed by a reflexive pronoun, often with of or
    that before the subject of thought.
    
          I have bethought me of another fault.    --Shak.
    
          The rest . . . may . . . bethink themselves, and
          recover.                                 --Milton.
    
          We bethink a means to break it off.      --Shak.
    
    Syn: To recollect; remember; reflect.
    
    
  2. \Be*think"\, v. i.
    To think; to recollect; to consider. ``Bethink ere thou
    dismiss us.'' --Byron.
    
    
 

 

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