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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

i•de•a*aɪˈdi ə, aɪˈdiə(n.)

  1. any conception existing in the mind as a result of mental understanding, awareness, or activity.

  2. a thought, conception, or notion.

  3. an impression:

    Give me a general idea of what happened.

  4. an opinion, view, or belief.

  5. a plan of action; intention:

    with the idea of becoming an engineer.

  6. a purpose or guiding principle:

    What was the idea of that?

  7. a groundless supposition; fantasy.

  8. Philos. a concept developed by the mind. a conception of what is desirable or ought to be; ideal. (cap.) Platonism. an archetype or pattern of which the individual objects in any natural class are imperfect copies and from which they derive their being.

    Category: Philosphy

    Ref: Also called form. 1 12 3

  9. a musical theme or figure.

    Category: Music and Dance

  10. Obs. a likeness. a mental image.

* Syn: idea , thought , conception , notion refer to a product of mental activity. idea refers to a mental representation that is the product of creative imagination: She had an excellent idea for the party. thought emphasizes the intellectual processes of reasoning, contemplating, reflecting, or recollecting: I welcomed his thoughts on the subject. conception suggests imaginative, creative, and somewhat intricate mental activity: The architect's conception of the building was a glass skyscraper. notion suggests a fleeting, vague, or imperfect thought: I had only a bare notion of how to proceed.Pron: See police.

Origin of idea:

1400–50; late ME idee < MF < LL < Gk idéā form, kind, sort

i•de′a•less(adj.)

Wiktionary

  1. idealess(Adjective)

    Devoid of ideas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Idealess(adj)

    destitute of an idea

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