think up

Definitions

  • "HE STARTED UP, THINKING OF THE FARM AT HOME"
    "HE STARTED UP, THINKING OF THE FARM AT HOME"
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v think up devise or invent "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly","no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"
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Quotations

  • Steve Cauthen
    Steve Cauthen
    “I don't psyche myself up. I psyche myself down. I think clearer when I'm not psyched up.”
  • Ella Fitzgerald
    Ella Fitzgerald
    “Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.”
  • Gregory Nunn
    Gregory Nunn
    “If you want to really know what your friends and family think of you die broke, and then see who shows up for the funeral.”
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean%20Rostand
    “To say of men that they are bad is to say they are worse than we think we are, or worse than the ideal man whose image we have built up on the basis of a certain few.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar%20Wilde
    “The fact is, you have fallen lately, Cecily, into a bad habit of thinking for yourself. You should give it up. It is not quite womanly... men don't like it.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “What you THINK about reveals what you ARE. Sometimes we need to do a check-up from the neck-up.”

Usage

In literature:

He got up, beside himself with perplexity: but even as he tried to think what on earth he could do, the doctor came.
"The Vehement Flame" by Margaret Wade Campbell Deland
You will think it odd, now, that I had made my mind up never to marry a woman who loved me.
"The Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain The Works of William Carleton, Volume One" by William Carleton
Sometimes I think it is a great peety that Philip was not born a wee girl, for he would have grown up into a fine maiden aunt.
"The Judge" by Rebecca West
We are to give up our old ways, and the selfish things we lived in once, and not think about our own raiment any more.
"The Other Girls" by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
Now you tell me what you think of her the next time you come up, won't you, Mr.
"Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason's Corner Folks" by Charles Felton Pidgin
I think that I am making up for all that my father and my grandfather denied themselves.
"The Gay Cockade" by Temple Bailey
But the boy had weighed him up in a moment and with one glance, and he was too busy thinking to speak.
"Carette of Sark" by John Oxenham
Mother'll think I oughtn't to have let you climb up there!
"The Bobbsey Twins at the County Fair" by Laura Lee Hope
That's one up against you, I think, Inspector.
"The Black Box" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
I think a smoke would brace me up.
"The Adventures of Kathlyn" by Harold MacGrath
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In poetry:

Her little hands an tiny feet,
Wod mak yo think shoo'd been
Browt up wi' little fairy fowk
To be a fairy queen.
"My Polly" by John Hartley
And this buying up each other
Is something worse than mean,
Though I thinks a heap of voting,
I go for voting clean.
"Aunt Chloe's Politics" by Frances Ellen Watkins
He eyed them in their festal tire
(I think I saw Him frown)
And not a one made pause to look
Him up or look Him down.
"Easter Day " by Edith Mirick
I can only call!
I can't think!
Let me up, that's all!
I see a chink!
I've been thirsting all night
For the glorious light!
"Bird-Songs" by George MacDonald
I looked up to the vasty night
Where stars were very small indeed,
And in their galaxy of light
They made me think of daised mead.
"Relativity" by Robert W Service
So slowly, slowly, she came up,
And slowly she came nye him;
And all she sayd, when there she came,
Yong man, I think y'are dying.
"Barbara Allen's Cruelty" by Thomas Percy

In news:

Honestly, I was going to write something about our children, and then something popped up that made me think some grow up a lot faster than others.
When most little girls are growing up, becoming a country music star is probably one of the last things they think about.
I live near the Marco Polo condominium on Kapiolani Boulevard and every I time I pass by I find myself thinking back to the dozens of times I played the eponymous swimming-pool game growing up.
At times you have to think up things to keep it exciting and entertaining.
Growing up in the early '60s, one would think the Beatles were a heavy influence on Aerosmith's Joe Perry, and maybe later the Rolling Stones.
I also think Internet will mess up.
Writer's Note: Bottoms up, yes, but please drink and think responsibly.
They think it is possible to trace and model the development of wars from the patterns of casualties they throw up.
After hanging up my classroom teaching spurs, so to speak, I want to spend some time discussing important educational issues and I want to know what you think.
Austin trio Black Tabs gives you three reasons why being forward-thinking isn't always all it's cracked up to be.
All three were a result of fresh ground up thinking.
Just when I think I have the bite figured out, the fish up and move.
I'm well aware that it's not quite that time yet, but watching pre-season NFL games and getting up to run in much, much cooler mornings has me thinking about fall.
I had to look it up, just to be sure, but it means pretty much what you think it means.
You wouldn’t think picking up milk at the “L”.
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In science:

In particular, this includes Einstein gravity with a non-vanishing cosmological constant, which we may think of as the most general Lovelock gravity theory including terms up to linear order in the curvature, i.e. with maximal order p = 1 in the Lovelock Lagrangian.
Kerr-Schild Ansatz in Lovelock Gravity
We summarize several ways of thinking about this ideal (via tensors, lattices, and hypermatrices) in Section 2 to set up a more in-depth discussion of its relationship to I hti and we use this discussion in our arguments.
Minimal primes of ideals arising from conditional independence statements
The idea of the proof of Theorem 1 in words is as follows: we think of almost the entire state of being built up of ‘blocks’ in which the leftmost site is r, and all other sites are s.
Critical densities in sandpile models with quenched or annealed disorder
We can think of the li -gon as made up of li triangles.
Simple normal crossing varieties with prescribed dual complex
One can think that it is not possible to give physical content to the de Rham complex without giving up the smooth manifold picture of the space-time.
Chern-Simons Supersymmetric Branes
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