food for thought

Definition of food for thought

  1. :  something that should be thought about or considered carefully The unexpected test results have given us food for thought.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  material consisting essentially of protein, carbohydrate, and fat used in the body of an organism to sustain growth, repair, and vital processes and to furnish energy

    :  such food together with supplementary substances (as minerals, vitamins, and condiments)

    :  inorganic substances absorbed by plants in gaseous form or in water solution

  1. : past tense and past participle ofthink

  1. :  the action or process of thinking :  cogitation

    :  serious consideration :  regard

    :  recollection, remembrance

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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