thought

15 ENTRIES FOUND:

1thought

Definition of THOUGHT

past and past participle of think

2thought

noun \ˈtht\

: an idea, plan, opinion, picture, etc., that is formed in your mind : something that you think of

: the act or process of thinking

: the act of carefully thinking about the details of something

Full Definition of THOUGHT

1
a :  the action or process of thinking :  cogitation
b :  serious consideration :  regard
c archaic :  recollection, remembrance
2
a :  reasoning power
b :  the power to imagine :  conception
3
:  something that is thought: as
a :  an individual act or product of thinking
b :  a developed intention or plan <had no thought of leaving home>
c :  something (as an opinion or belief) in the mind <he spoke his thoughts freely>
d :  the intellectual product or the organized views and principles of a period, place, group, or individual <contemporary Western thought>
a thought
:  a little :  somewhat <a thought too much vinegar in the dressing>

Examples of THOUGHT

  1. My first thought was that something must have changed.
  2. The thought of leaving never crossed my mind.
  3. Do you have any thoughts about the subject?
  4. She abandoned all thoughts of going home.
  5. It was just a thought.
  6. She was lost in thought.
  7. She abandoned all thought of going home.
  8. They should have put more thought into the proposal.
  9. While you're enjoying the holidays, you should spare a thought for those who are less fortunate.
  10. He has no thought for anyone but himself.
  11. He could easily have held the audience for a one-hour answer that ranged from his thoughts on jazz to his soap-opera career playing gangsters … —Calvin Trillin, Nation, 28 May 2007

Origin of THOUGHT

Middle English, from Old English thōht; akin to Old English thencan to think — more at think
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with THOUGHT

thought

noun \ˈtht\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THOUGHT

1
a : the action or process of thinking b : serious consideration
2
a : reasoning power b : the power to imagine : conception
3
: something that is thought: as a : an individual act or product of thinking b : a developed intention or plan <he had no thought of leaving home> c : something (as an opinion or belief) in the mind <she spoke her thoughts freely> d : the intellectual product or the organized views and principles of a period, place, group, or individual

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