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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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