from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To use the power of reason; think. See Synonyms at think.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To think or cogitate; especially so as to make inferences or decisions or to solve problems.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To exhibit mental activity; to have the brain in action.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To have the brain in action; exhibit brain-action. Also cerebrize.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Back-formation from cerebration, act of thinking, from Latin cerebrum, brain; see cerebrum.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin cerebrum ("brain"); likely Back-formation from cerebration. (Wiktionary)