Definition of Thought

1. Noun. The content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about. "The thought never entered my mind"




2. Noun. The process of using your mind to consider something carefully. "She paused for thought"

3. Noun. The organized beliefs of a period or group or individual. "Darwinian thought"
Generic synonyms: Belief
Specialized synonyms: Mainstream
Derivative terms: Think

4. Noun. A personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty. "What are your thoughts on Haiti?"

Definition of Thought

1. n. The act of thinking; the exercise of the mind in any of its higher forms; reflection; cogitation.

Definition of Thought

1. Noun. form created in the mind, rather than the forms perceived through the five senses; an instance of thinking. ¹

2. Noun. the process by which such forms arise or are manipulated; thinking. ¹

3. Noun. way of thinking (associated with a group, nation or region). ¹

4. Verb. (past of think) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thought

1. a product of thinking [n -S]

Thought Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thought

thorybism
those
those ones
those who can't do, teach
those who can't use their head must use their back
those who will not when they may, when they will they shall have nay
thoth
thother
thou
thou'lt
thou'rt
thou'st
thoued
thouest
though
thought (current term)
thought-controlled
thought-form
thought-forms
thought-image
thought-out
thought-process
thought-processes
thought-provoking
thought-reader
thought-world
thought balloon
thought balloons
thought broadcasting
thought bubble

Literary usage of Thought

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1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1846)
"I thought I must endeavour to mend When he could lif l thought I, ... I farther thought thus: If a man runs a hundred pounds into His being a the ..."

2. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... as I thought, the mof t agreeable life that nature was capable of directing, or that a man always bred to misfortunes was capable of being retreated to. ..."

3. How We Think by John Dewey (1910)
"In the first place thought is used broadly, not to say loosely. Everything that comes to mind, that "goes through our heads," is called a thought. ..."

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