Synonyms to entertain ideas

cogitate, cerebrate, conceive, conceptualize, excogitate, exercise the mind, form ideas, give thought to, ideate, intellectualize, puzzle out, reason, reason out, sort out, think, think about, think out, think through, absorb, accept, account as, animate, appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, assume, author, be acquainted with, be afraid, be apprised of, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be informed, be with one, bear, beget, believe, breathe life into, breed, bring about, bring forth, bring into being, bring into existence, bring to effect, bring to life, bring to pass, call into being, call into existence, catch, catch on, cause, cognize, coin, come with child, compass, comprehend, conceit, conclude, concoct, conjure up, consider, contrive, cook up, couch, couch in terms, create, daresay, deduce, deem, design, develop, devise, dig, digest, discern, discover, divine, do, dream, dream up, effect, effectuate, embody in words, endow with life, energize, engender, envisage, envision, establish, este