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bethink   
      

It Has 7 letters ( b e t h i n k )         2 vowels ( e i )         5 consonants ( b t h n k )         Word on the contrary knihteb

Which the Definition/Meaning of bethink in categoryENGLISH - QUOTATIONS
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* For usage examples of this term, see the citations page.

Which the Definition/Meaning of bethink in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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From Middle English _bethenken_, _bithenchen_ (“to think about, consider”) from Old English _beþenċan_, _biþenċan_ (“to think upon, remind, consider, remember”) from Proto-Germanic _*bi-_ + _*þankijaną_ (“to think about”), equivalent to _be-_ +‎ _think_. Akin to Old High German _pidenchan_ (“to bethink”) (German _bedenken_ (“to bethink”)), Gothic [script needed] (biþagkjan), Dutch _bedenken_ (“to bethink”). More at be-, think.

From Middle English bethenken, bithenchen (“to think about, consider”) from Old English beþenċan, biþenċan (“to think upon, remind, consider, remember”) from Proto-Germanic *bi- + *þankijaną (“to think about”), equivalent to be- +‎ think. Akin to Old High German pidenchan (“to bethink”) (German bedenken (“to bethink”)), Gothic [script needed] (biþagkjan), Dutch bedenken (“to bethink”). More at be-, think.

Which the Definition/Meaning of bethink in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* IPA(key): /bɪˈθɪŋk/

  • IPA(key): /bɪˈθɪŋk/

Which the Definition/Meaning of bethink in categoryENGLISH - VERB
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BETHINK (_third-person singular simple present_ BETHINKS, _present participle_ BETHINKING, _simple past and past participle_ BETHOUGHT) * (obsolete, transitive) To think about, to recollect. * (pronominal) To think _of_ (something or somebody) or _that_ (+ clause); to remind oneself, to consider, to reflect upon. * 2010, Christopher Hitchens, _Hitch-22_, Atlantic 2011, p. 49: However, and just before I was due to take the entrance exam at the age of thirteen, my mother BETHOUGHT herself that it might be worth taking a look at the place where I was due to be conscripted for the next five formative years. * to meditate, ponder; to consider * to determine, resolve

bethink (third-person singular simple present bethinks, present participle bethinking, simple past and past participle bethought)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To think about, to recollect.
  2. (pronominal) To think of (something or somebody) or that (+ clause); to remind oneself, to consider, to reflect upon.
  3. to meditate, ponder; to consider
  4. to determine, resolve

Which the Definition/Meaning of bethink in categoryENGLISH - REFERENCES
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* bethink in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913


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