简明英汉词典

think better of
v.
重新考虑决定不做, 较高评价, 认真考虑

美国传统词典[双解]

better
bet.ter 1
AHD:[bμt“…r]
D.J.[6bet*]
K.K.[6bWt+]
adj.(形容词)
good的比较级形式

(1)

Greater in excellence or higher in quality than another of the same class, set, or kind.
较好的:与其他同类相比具有更高或更好品质的

(2)

More useful, suitable, or desirable than another or others:
较适合的:比另一个或其他的相比更有用、更适合:
found a better way to go; a suit with a better fit than that one.
找到一条更好的路;比那件更合适的衣服

(3)

More highly skilled or adept than another or others:
较擅长的:比另一个或其他的具有更高技能的:
I am better at math than English.
和英语相比我更擅长数学

(4)

Greater or larger:
较多的,较大的:
argued for the better part of an hour.
争论了大半个小时

(5)

More advantageous or favorable than others; improved:
更有益的:比其他的更有利或更有益的;改进的:
a better chance of success.
更好的成功机会

(6)

Healthier or more fit than before:
较健康的:比以前更健康或适应的:
The patient is better today.
病人今天好些了
adv.(副词)
well2的比较级形式

(1)

In a more excellent way.
较佳地

(2)

To a greater extent or degree:
达到更高的程度:
better suited to the job; likes it better without sauce.
更适应该职业;更喜欢不加酱汁的

(3)

To greater advantage; preferably:
更好地:达到更有利程度;偏爱地:
a deed better left undone.
做总比不做好

(4)

More:
多于:
It took me better than a year to recover.
一年多以后我才恢复过来
n.(名词)

(1)

One that is greater in excellence or higher in quality than another or others.
较优者:与其他的相比在优秀程度上更强或更好的东西

(2)

A superior, as in standing, competence, or intelligence.
较优者:地位、名望、能力或智慧更高的人
v.(动词)
bet.teredbet.ter.ingbet.ters
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To make better; improve:
使更好;改善:
trying to better conditions in the prison; bettered myself by changing jobs.See Synonyms at improve
努力改善监狱的条件;调换工作以便完善自己参见 improve

(2)

To surpass or exceed.
优于或超过
v.intr.(不及物动词)
To become better.
变得更好

习惯用语

for the better
Resulting in or aiming at an improvement:
好转,改善:造成或目的在于改善的:
Her condition took a turn for the better.
她的情况有所改善

had better
Usage Problem Ought to; must:
【用法疑难】 应该;必须:
We had better go before the storm becomes worse.
在暴风雨更大之前我们最好就走

think better of
To change one's mind about (a course of action) after reconsideration.
对…有更高评价:重新考虑之后改变对(一行为过程)的看法

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old English betera * see bhad-
源自 古英语 betera *参见 bhad-

用法
The phrase had better is acceptable, as long as the had or its contraction is preserved: You had better do it or You'd better do it, but not You better do it. See Usage Note at best, rather
词组had better 中,要保留使用 had 或其缩写形式才能被接受: you had better do it 或 you'd better do it, 而不是 you better do it 参见 bestrather

基本词义

better
bet.ter 2
AHD:[bμt“…r]
D.J.[6bet*]
K.K.[6bWt+]
n.(名词)
Variant of bettor
bettor的变体

现代英汉综合大辞典

think
[WiNk]
vt.
(thought[WC:t])

(1)

想; 考虑; 思索

(2)

以为, 认为

(3)

企图, 预料

(4)

想象; 揣测, 猜想

(5)

使想(得); 感到
I'm thinking what to do next.
我在考虑下步怎么办。
Do you think it will rain.
你认为天会下雨吗?
I didn't think to find you here.
我没想到在这里遇到你。
He thinks to escape punishment.
他企图逃脱惩罚。
I can't think how you do it.
我想象不出你是怎么做的。
Tom thought himself into a dilemma.
汤姆想得无所适从。
I thought shame to be so careless.
我因为这样粗枝大叶而感到 惭愧。

词性变化

think
[WiNk]
vi.

(1)

想; 思考

(2)

记忆, 忆及, 想到

(3)

认为; 料想

(4)

意欲, 企图

(5)

发现, 想出

(6)

重视
Are animals able to think?
动物能思考吗?
You should think before doing that.
做那件事之前你应该考虑一下。
I can't think of his name at the moment.
我一时想不起他的名字。
I'm not sure, but I rather think so.
我不能断定, 但我以为是如此。
I even thought of resigning.
我甚至想辞职。
Can you think of a good place for the holidays?
你能想出度假的好地方吗?
I don't think much of him.
我不重视他。

think
[WiNk]
n.
[俗]思索, 思考, 考虑; 想, 想法
You had better have another think.
你最好再想一想。
Let's exchange thinks.
咱们来交换交换想法吧。

think
[WiNk]
adj.
思想方面的, 供思考的
a think film
令人思考的影片
think columnist
[美]内幕新闻专栏作家
think piece
[美](带有分析和评论的)内幕新闻报道
think tank, think factory
智囊班子[机构]
think tanker
智囊人物

习惯用语

come to think of it
细想一下

First think, then speak.
[谚]先思而后言。

I don't think
[俚]我倒不相信, 靠不住(加在讽语之后)

just think
只想想看(表示惊异)

not to be thought of
不能设想

Only think!
[口]嗳, 你想想看! 试想一下, 真想不到!

Who could have ever thought?
谁会想到?

wouldn't think of
绝不会想[做]那种事

You can't think!
[口]真想不到! 简直不能想象! 简直令人难以相信!

think about [of]
思索, 考虑; 回顾, 想起; 想到(某人, 某事)

think a lot of
喜欢; 尊敬

think aloud
自言自语

think and think
细想

think away
想开了, 想得忘了

think back to
回忆起

think better of
改变看法; (对某人)有较高的评价

think for
认为, 预料

think highly[much, no end, well]of...
评价极高; 重视, 赞美; 器重, 看得起

think little [nothing] of
轻视, 满不在乎; 对...毫不考虑, 毫不踌躇

think long (for, after)
[英, 方]渴望, 切望

think of

(1)

考虑

(2)

设想, 想象

(3)

[常用于否定句, 与could, should, would连用]有...想法[念头]

(4)

想起, 记得

(5)

想出(主意), 提出(建议)

(6)

[和副词连用]认为(某事或某人)是...

think one is it
[美俚]自以为了不起, 自高自大

think (sth.) out[through]
仔细考虑; 想出, 想透; 设计出

think over
仔细考虑一下(指想过了, 再想)

think to
[美方]认为

think to oneself
心中想, 盘算, 自思自忖

T-today and speak tomorrow.
[谚]熟思而后言。

think twice
再三考虑; 踌躇

think up
想出, 想起; 捏造, 虚构; 设计出, 发明

think with
和...意见相同

参考词汇
think     reflect     deliberate    
都含“思考”的意思。

(1)

think系常用词, 指“需要一定的时间进行思考以形成某种想法或念头, 它可能只表示已了解或明白这一行为本身, 也可能只表示一种推断”, 如:
You should think before doing that.
你做那事之前应考虑一下。

(2)

reflect指“很冷静、认真、反复地思考”, 如:
You must reflect on what answer to give.
你必须仔细考虑怎么答复。

(3)

deliberate 指“仔细地考虑”, 如:
The jury deliberated on the case.
陪审团认真考虑那个案子。

美国传统词典

better
bet.ter 1
AHD:[bμt“…r]
D.J.[6bet*]
K.K.[6bWt+]
adj.
Comparative of good

(1)

Greater in excellence or higher in quality than another of the same class, set, or kind.

(2)

More useful, suitable, or desirable than another or others:
found a better way to go; a suit with a better fit than that one.

(3)

More highly skilled or adept than another or others:
I am better at math than English.

(4)

Greater or larger:
argued for the better part of an hour.

(5)

More advantageous or favorable than others; improved:
a better chance of success.

(6)

Healthier or more fit than before:
The patient is better today.
adv.
Comparative of well2

(1)

In a more excellent way.

(2)

To a greater extent or degree:
better suited to the job; likes it better without sauce.

(3)

To greater advantage; preferably:
a deed better left undone.

(4)

More:
It took me better than a year to recover.
n.

(1)

One that is greater in excellence or higher in quality than another or others.

(2)

A superior, as in standing, competence, or intelligence.
v.
bet.tered, bet.ter.ing, bet.ters
v.tr.

(1)

To make better; improve:
trying to better conditions in the prison; bettered myself by changing jobs.See Synonyms at improve

(2)

To surpass or exceed.
v.intr.
To become better.

习惯用语

for the better
Resulting in or aiming at an improvement:
Her condition took a turn for the better.

had better
Usage Problem Ought to; must:
We had better go before the storm becomes worse.

think better of
To change one's mind about (a course of action) after reconsideration.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old English betera * see bhad-

用法
The phrase had better is acceptable, as long as the had or its contraction is preserved: You had better do it or You'd better do it, but not You better do it. See Usage Note at best, rather

基本词义

better
bet.ter 2
AHD:[bμt“…r]
D.J.[6bet*]
K.K.[6bWt+]
n.
Variant of bettor

英汉航海大词典

think better of
vi.改变...的念头,重新考虑

英汉化学大词典

think better of
vt.对...有更高的评价,重新考虑后再改变主意

英汉计算机大词典

think better of
vt.改变主意(对...有更高的评价,重新考虑后再改变主意)

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