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Speak one's thoughts audibly, as in
We need flour, sugar, butter—I'm just thinking aloud
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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It's not that I don't have opinions, rather that I'm paid not to think aloud.
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may think aloud.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I hardly know an intellectual man, even, who is so broad and truly liberal that you can think aloud...
Henry David Thoreau
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