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Definition of "thinker" []

  • One who devotes much time to thought or meditation. (noun)
  • One who thinks or reasons in a certain way: a careful thinker. (noun)
  • To consider, judge, or believe (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To exercise the mind as in order to make a decision; ponder (verb)
  • To be capable of conscious thought (verb)
  • To remember; recollect (verb)
  • To make the mental choice (of) (verb)
  • To expect; suppose (verb)
  • To be considerate or aware enough (to do something) (verb)
  • To consider; regard (verb)
  • To focus the attention on being (verb)
  • To bring into or out of a specified condition by thinking (verb)
  • A careful, open-minded assessment (noun)
  • Characterized by or involving thinkers, thinking, or thought (noun)

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Use "thinker" in a sentence
  • "A sign of a low-quality thinker is the use of "What about X?", where X is any hot topic."
  • "From there iterative repetition refines the question until the critical thinker is able to reach a conclusion. chunkdz: Why don't ID'ers publish research in scientific journals?"
  • "For a dishonest thinker is under no moral obligation to accept a conclusion to which his logic drives him; even if he loses the argument, a dishonest thinker is not under a duty to change his mind or mend his ways."