Be*think" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bethought (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Bethinking.] [AS. beencan; pref. be- + encan to think. See Think.]

To call to mind; to recall or bring to recollection, reflection, or consideration; to think; to consider; -- generally followed by a reflexive pronoun, often with of or that before the subject of thought.

I have bethought me of another fault. Shak.

The rest . . . may . . . bethink themselves, and recover. Milton.

We bethink a means to break it off. Shak.

Syn. -- To recollect; remember; reflect.


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Be*think", v. i.

To think; to recollect; to consider.

"Bethink ere thou dismiss us."



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