Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of BETHINK

Pronunciation:  bi'thingk

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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.