HyperDic: thought

English > 4 senses of the word thought:
NOUNcognitionthought, ideathe content of cognition
cognitionthought, thinking, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentationthe process of using your mind to consider something carefully
cognitionthoughtthe organized beliefs of a period or group or individual
cognitionthought, opinion, sentiment, persuasion, viewa personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
thought > pronunciation
Soundsthao't
Rhymesafterthought ... wrought: 19 rhymes with aot...
English > thought: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about.
Example "the thought never entered my mind"
Synonymidea
NarrowerburdenThe central idea that is expanded in a document or discourse
cogitationA carefully considered thought about something
concept, conception, constructAn abstract or general idea inferred / inferred / inferred / inferred or derived from specific instances
figmentA contrived or fantastic idea
generalization, generalisation, generalityAn idea or conclusion having general application
idealThe idea of something that is perfect
idealization, idealisationSomething that exists only as an idea
impression, feeling, belief, notion, opinionA vague idea in which some confidence is placed
inspirationarousal of the mind to special unusual activity or creativity
keynoteA fundamental or central idea
kinkAn eccentric idea
meaning, substanceThe idea that is intended
misconceptionAn incorrect conception
notion, whim, whimsy, whimseyAn odd / odd or fanciful or capricious idea
plan, program, programmeA series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
preoccupationAn idea that preoccupies the mind and holds the attention
reactionAn idea evoked by some experience
suggestionAn idea that is suggested
theme, motifA unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
theoremAn idea accepted as a demonstrable truth
Broadercontent, cognitive content, mental objectThe sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
Spanishidea, pensamiento
Catalanidea, pensament
Verbsthinkjudge or regard
thinkrecall knowledge from memory
thinkexpect, believe, or suppose
thinkbe capable of conscious thought
thinkfocus one's attention on a certain state
thinkponder
thinkhave or formulate in the mind
thinkimagine or visualize / visualize
English > thought: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe process of using your mind to consider something carefully.
Example "she paused for thought"
Synonymsthinking, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentation
NarrowerconsiderationThe process of giving careful thought to something
construction, mental synthesisThe creation of a construct
convergent thinkingThinking that brings together information focussed on solving a problem (especially solving problems that have a single correct solution)
divergent thinking, out-of-the-box thinkingthinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions
excogitationthinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it
explanationThought that makes something comprehensible
free associationA thought process in which ideas (words or images) suggest other ideas in a sequence
ideationThe process of forming and relating ideas
line of thoughtA particular way of thinking that is characteristic of some individual or group
mysticismobscure or irrational thought
planning, preparation, provisionThe cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening / happening
problem solvingThe thought processes involved in solving a problem
reasoning, logical thinking, abstract thoughtThinking that is coherent and logical
train of thought, threadThe connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together
Broaderhigher cognitive processcognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use
Spanishintelección, meditación, pensamiento, reflexión
Catalanmeditació, pensament, reflexió
Verbsthinkuse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
thinkbe capable of conscious thought
thinkponder
English > thought: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe organized beliefs of a period or group or individual.
Examples
  • "19th century thought"
  • "Darwinian thought"
NarrowermainstreamThe prevailing current of thought
BroaderbeliefAny cognitive content held as true
Spanishpensamiento
Catalanpensament
Verbsthinkdispose the mind in a certain way
English > thought: 4 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty.
Example "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"
Synonymsopinion, sentiment, persuasion, view
NarrowereyesOpinion or judgment
ideaA personal view
judgment, judgement, mindAn opinion formed by judging something
poleOne of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions
politics, political sympathiesThe opinion you hold with respect to political questions
preconception, prepossession, parti pris, preconceived opinion, preconceived idea, preconceived notionAn opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
BroaderbeliefAny cognitive content held as true
Spanishapreciación, convencimiento, idea, opinión, parecer, punto de vista, visión
Catalanapreciació, convenciment, opinió, parer, punt de vista, sentiment, visió
Verbsthinkjudge or regard
thinkexpect, believe, or suppose

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