From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthink aloudthink aloud (also think out loud)SAY/STATE to say what you are thinking, without talking to anyone in particularOh, sorry. I was thinking aloud. →think
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think aloud• At one juncture he found himself thinking aloud.• This often took place in the pub and involvedthinking aloud.• Through this method you stimulate the person to look at things afresh and to think aloud.• She began to think aloud as she always did when I was with her.• Am I not to think aloud in your presence?• He did not attempt to formulate his ideas in finishedform; he thought aloud so one could hear the braintick.• What we have lived for is the dark when we think aloud to ourselves.