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English verb: think up

1. think up (creation) devise or invent

SamplesHe thought up a plan to get rich quickly.
No-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software.

ExamplesDid he think up his major works over a short period of time?

Synonymsconcoct, dream up, hatch, think of

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)create by mental act, create mentally

Narrower (hyponym)cook up, fabricate, idealise, idealize, invent, make up, manufacture

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