The English verb “to think” can be expressed in several different ways depending on context in German. Although some of these verbs can be used interchangeably, others are used in specific situations and may have alternative meanings
such as “to believe” or “to contemplate.” For instance in English, we can say “I believe he is coming to the party” or “I think he is coming to the party.” Here, “believe” means “to think.”
II. Verbs That Express “To Think”
This is the most direct equivalent to the English verb “think” and is used when highlighting the actual action itself.