think through

think through
think (something) through to consider something carefully, esp. before making an important decision.

We can't afford a mistake, so think things through and make sure you have everything ready.

You should think through all these questions before you send your proposal to a publisher.

Usage notes: also used in the form think out something:

He's trying to think out all the options available before deciding on one.

I totally rewrote the entries for "think out/through" and added "think over"--SL, 2/03

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • think through — 1. To solve by a process of thought 2. To project and consider all the possible consequences, problems, etc relating to (some course of action) • • • Main Entry: ↑think * * * ˌthink ˈthrough [transitive] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • think through — ► think through consider every aspect of before taking action. Main Entry: ↑think …   English terms dictionary

  • think through — index reason (conclude) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • think through — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms think through : present tense I/you/we/they think through he/she/it thinks through present participle thinking through past tense thought through past participle thought through to consider the facts about… …   English dictionary

  • think through — PHRASAL VERB If you think a situation through, you consider it thoroughly, together with all its possible effects or consequences. [V P n (not pron)] I didn t think through the consequences of promotion... [V P wh] The administration has not… …   English dictionary

  • think through — phr verb Think through is used with these nouns as the object: ↑thing …   Collocations dictionary

  • think through — think in steps, think carefully    Before you go to the manager with an idea, think it through …   English idioms

  • think through — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To think or think about carefully and at length: chew on (or over), cogitate, consider, contemplate, deliberate, entertain, excogitate, meditate, mull, muse1, ponder, reflect, revolve, ruminate, study, think, think… …   English dictionary for students

  • think through — verb To fully consider an action, and understand all its consequences …   Wiktionary

  • think through — consider extensively; decide after having thought …   English contemporary dictionary

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