Definitions for thoughtθɔt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the product of mental activity; that which one thinks:
a body of thought.
a single act or product of thinking; idea or notion:
to collect one's thoughts.
the act or process of thinking; mental activity; reflection or cogitation.
the capacity or faculty of thinking, reasoning, imagining, etc.
meditation, contemplation, or recollection:
deep in thought.
intention, design, or purpose:
We had some thought of going.
anticipation or expectation:
I had no thought of seeing you here.
consideration, attention, care, or regard:
to take no thought of one's appearance.
a judgment, opinion, or belief:
According to his thought, all violence is evil.
the intellectual activity or the ideas, opinions, etc., characteristic of a place, group, or time:
* Syn: See idea.
Origin of thought:
bef. 900; ME thoght, OE (ge)thōht, c. OS githāht, OHG gidāht
Ref: pt. and pp. of think 1 2
the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
"it was not a good idea"; "the thought never entered my mind"
thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentation(noun)
the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
"thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought"
the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual
"19th century thought"; "Darwinian thought"
opinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thought(noun)
a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
"my opinion differs from yours"; "I am not of your persuasion"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
an idea in your mind
I just had a funny thought.; The thought of leaving made him sad.
the process of thinking
After giving it a lot of thought, I made my decision.
not noticing things because you are thinking
She sat alone, lost in thought.
a feeling of caring about others
The driver sped away with no thought for anyone in his way.
the past tense and past participle of "think"
form created in the mind, rather than the forms perceived through the five senses; an instance of thinking.
the process by which such forms arise or are manipulated; thinking.
The only reason some people get lost in thought is because itu2019s unfamiliar territory. u2014Paul Fix
way of thinking (associated with a group, nation or region).
Origin: From þoht.
imp. & p. p. of Think
the act of thinking; the exercise of the mind in any of its higher forms; reflection; cogitation
meditation; serious consideration
that which is thought; an idea; a mental conception, whether an opinion, judgment, fancy, purpose, or intention
solicitude; anxious care; concern
a small degree or quantity; a trifle; as, a thought longer; a thought better
Thought generally refers to any mental or intellectual activity involving an individual's subjective consciousness. It can refer either to the act of thinking or the resulting ideas or arrangements of ideas. Similar concepts include cognition, sentience, consciousness, and imagination. Because thought underlies almost all human actions and interactions, understanding its physical and metaphysical origins, processes, and effects has been a longstanding goal of many academic disciplines including, among others, biology, philosophy, psychology, and sociology. Thinking allows beings to make sense of or model the world in different ways, and to represent or interpret it in ways that are significant to them, or which accord with their needs, attachments, objectives, plans, commitments, ends and desires.
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. Something made up of the thoughts you, yourself, think. The other kind is supplied to you by jobbers. 2. Mental dynamite.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'thought' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #198
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'thought' in Written Corpus Frequency: #156
Rank popularity for the word 'thought' in Nouns Frequency: #292
Translations for thought
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
something that one thinks; an idea
I had a sudden thought.
- pensamentoPortuguese (BR)
- myšlenka, nápadCzech
- der GedankeGerman
- tanke; idéDanish
- σκέψη, ιδέαGreek
- اندیشه؛ فکرFarsi
- misao, pomisaoCroatian
- doma; idejaLatvian
- tanke, idéNorwegian
- اندیشه؛ فکرPersian
- فكر، سنجش، جاج، مفكوره: تصور، چرت، په غور كتنه، پاملرنه، عقيده، نظريه: لږ، جزئىPashto
- idee, gândRomanian
- myšlienka, nápadSlovak
- düşünce, fikirTurkish
- 思想Chinese (Trad.)
- فکر، سوچUrdu
- ý nghĩVietnamese
- 思想Chinese (Simp.)
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