What does topic mean?

Definitions for topic
ˈtɒp ɪktop·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subject, topic, theme(noun)

    the subject matter of a conversation or discussion

    "he didn't want to discuss that subject"; "it was a very sensitive topic"; "his letters were always on the theme of love"

  2. topic, subject, issue, matter(noun)

    some situation or event that is thought about

    "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police"

Wiktionary

  1. topic(Noun)

    Subject; theme; a category or general area of interest.

    Etymology: From topica, from τοπικός, from .

  2. topic(Noun)

    discussion thread

    Etymology: From topica, from τοπικός, from .

  3. topic(Adjective)

    topical

    Etymology: From topica, from τοπικός, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Topic(noun)

    one of the various general forms of argument employed in probable as distinguished from demonstrative reasoning, -- denominated by Aristotle to`poi (literally, places), as being the places or sources from which arguments may be derived, or to which they may be referred; also, a prepared form of argument, applicable to a great variety of cases, with a supply of which the ancient rhetoricians and orators provided themselves; a commonplace of argument or oratory

  2. Topic(noun)

    a treatise on forms of argument; a system or scheme of forms or commonplaces of argument or oratory; as, the Topics of Aristotle

  3. Topic(noun)

    an argument or reason

  4. Topic(noun)

    the subject of any distinct portion of a discourse, or argument, or literary composition; also, the general or main subject of the whole; a matter treated of; a subject, as of conversation or of thought; a matter; a point; a head

  5. Topic(noun)

    an external local application or remedy, as a plaster, a blister, etc

  6. Topic(adj)

    topical

Freebase

  1. Topic

    Topic is a chocolate bar made by Mars, Incorporated in France and sold throughout Europe. It contains hazelnuts, nougat and caramel. The bar was first introduced in 1962. In the UK it was advertised with the line "A Hazelnut in Every Bite" The chocolate bar was promoted in a series of radio advertisements broadcast in 2002 with the strapline "A joy to eat, but a bitch to make". These adverts featured actors Simon Pegg and Mark Heap who both appeared in the cult British TV comedy Spaced. The Topic was removed from boxes of Celebrations in 2006, along with Twix.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Topic

    top′ik, n. a subject of discourse or argument: a matter.—adj. Top′ical, pertaining to a place: local: relating to a topic or subject: relating to things of local interest.—adv. Top′ically, with reference to a particular place or topic. [Fr.,—Low L.,—Gr. ta topika, the general principles of argument—topos, a place.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'topic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3924

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'topic' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3603

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'topic' in Nouns Frequency: #1045

Anagrams for topic »

  1. optic

  2. cop it

  3. picot

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of topic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of topic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of topic in a Sentence

  1. The IOC:

    We have been informed of the resignation, we will continue our ongoing work and consultation with the international Federations and other members of the Olympic Movement. The topic will be discussed at the IOC Executive Board next week.

  2. John Kirby:

    They focused on their shared pursuit of options to achieve ?a political transition and discussed the potential for future multilateral meetings on the topic.

  3. Melania Trump:

    I am well aware that people are skeptical of me discussing this topic, i have been criticized for my commitment to tackling this issue and I know that will continue. But it will not stop me from doing what I know is right.

  4. Bill Albert:

    I think the important point is that you don't wait until they are 16 or 17 to start talking to them about sex because that is almost always too late, for kids on almost any topic if they feel they can go to their parents ... if their parents don't sort of flip out on these conversations, that's all for the good, for both parents and kids.

  5. Cate Meighan:

    I don't think that it will necessarily hurt Trevor Noah to bash Trump because just about everyone seems to, especially in late-night but it's not going to help him in the long run, eventually the topic of Trump will lose its luster and then Noah is back to scrambling to find that thing that makes him connect with audiences.

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