umbethink

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English umbethenken, from Old English ymbeþencan, ymbþencan (to think about, consider, deliberate), from ymb- (around) + þencan (to think), equivalent to um- +‎ bethink or umbe- +‎ think.

Verb[edit]

umbethink (third-person singular simple present umbethinks, present participle umbethinking, simple past and past participle umbethought)

  1. (dialectal, chiefly Northern England, Scotland) To recall to mind; remember; recollect.
  2. (reflexive, dialectal, chiefly Northern England, Scotland) To consider; think about; bethink.
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Scots[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English umbethenken, from Old English ymbeþencan, ymbþencan (to think about, consider, deliberate), from ymb- (around) + þencan (to think).

Verb[edit]

tae umbethink (third-person singular simple present umbethinks, present participle umbethinkin, simple past umbethocht, past participle umbethocht)

  1. To call to mind, remember
  2. (reflexive) To consider, think about, bethink