What does out-of-the-box thinking mean?

Definitions for out-of-the-box thinking

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word out-of-the-box thinking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. divergent thinking, out-of-the-box thinking(noun)

    thinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions; associated with creativity


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of out-of-the-box thinking in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of out-of-the-box thinking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kraig Powell:

    Like everything else we try in Utah liquor laws, it may sound a little strange to one side or the other, because the lines have been drawn so starkly in the past, it's really important to have some new, out-of-the-box thinking to try to have a breakthrough.

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Translations for out-of-the-box thinking

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • out-of-the-box-DenkenGerman
  • fuera de la caja de pensamientoSpanish
  • बाहर-ऑफ-द-बॉक्स सोचHindi
  • out-of-the-box pensieroItalian
  • מחוץ לקופסא החשיבהHebrew

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