Pronunciation of Thinking
/θˈɪŋkɪŋ/, /θˈɪŋkɪŋ/, /θ_ˈɪ_ŋ_k_ɪ_ŋ/

Synonyms for thinking:

Sense 1

mental, excogitative, Compos-mentis, ruminative, abstraction, well-adjusted, deliberative, lucid, belief.

Sense 2

meditative, contemplative, reflective, sane, pensive, clearly.

Sense 3

speculative, alert.

Sense 9


Other synonyms and related words:

meditative, abstraction, cogitative, pensive, ruminative, mentation, contemplative, clear, belief, lucid, deliberative, persuasion, sentiment, mental, speculative, healthy, sane, opinion, levelheaded, excogitative, clearly, thoughtful, view, reflective.

deep in thought (adjective)


intellectual (adjective)

psychological, intellectual, understanding, rational, brainy, reasoning, egghead, intelligent, cerebral.

intelligent (adjective)


pertaining to thought (adjective)

pensive, reflective, cogitative, rational, reasonable, Deliberating, Meditating, contemplative.

rational (adjective)

reasoning, intelligent.

reasonable (adjective)

plausible, intelligent, inductive, deductive, sensible, feasible, reasonable, likely, sound, rational, conceivable, cogent, wise, logical, thought-out.

ruminative (adjective)


thoughtful (adjective)

ruminative, deliberative, meditative.

Sense 1 (noun)

lucid, clear, clearly, alert, well-adjusted, Compos-mentis, sane.

Sense 2 (noun)

meditative, deliberative, pensive, speculative, reflective, ruminative, contemplative, thoughtful, cogitative, excogitative.

imagination (noun)

fantasy, dream, invention, brainchild, Dreams, creation, supposition, Daydreams, vision, idea, creativity, conception.

intellect (noun)

intelligence, comprehension, mentality, understanding, mind, rationality, capacity, brain-power, brain, intellect.

memory (noun)


rational (noun)

pensive, meditative, speculative, thoughtful, reflective, contemplative.

reason (noun)

inference, deduction, induction, conceptualization, reason, synthesis, logic.

thought (noun)

imagination, brooding, analysis, deliberation, reason, musing, opinion, thought, daydreaming, speculation, idea, reflection, cerebration, attention, study, reasoning, meditation, appraisal, preoccupation, contemplation, evaluation, Debating, brain work, pondering, logic, engrossment, wistfulness, consideration, absorption, envisioning, understanding, cogitation, lucubration, concentration, intellection, calculation, weighing.

calculating (verb)

Adding, Totaling, Triangulating, programming, judging, Presuming, concluding, planning, studying, scheming, Tallying, Estimating, Systematizing, quantifying, Supposing, Summing, Valuing, calculating, scoring, scheduling, Multiplying, Inferring, counting, Enumerating, rationalizing, ranking, Surmising, Considering, guessing, appraising, Gauging, accounting, dividing, Plotting, Approximating, evaluating, measuring, rating, figuring, reckoning, determining, Assessing, quantizing, Deducing, computing.

imagining (verb)

Opining, observing, Perceiving, Creating, Theorizing, Conceiving, designing, fantasizing, brainstorming, Inventing.

reasoning (verb)

Inducting, synthesizing, Analyzing, conceptualizing, Cogitating.

thinking (verb)

Imagining, Contemplating, reflecting, Meditating, Concentrating, Speculating, cerebrating, Deliberating.

Usage examples for thinking:

  • It was something to do; it kept me from- thinking." - "Love Stories", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
  • What I am thinking of? - "Mr. Jack Hamlin's Mediation and Other Stories", Bret Harte.
  • There's another way we maun be thinking. - "Between You and Me", Sir Harry Lauder.

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