HyperDic: topic

English > 2 senses of the word topic:
NOUNcommunicationtopic, subject, themethe subject matter of a conversation or discussion
cognitiontopic, subject, issue, mattersome situation or event that is thought about
topic > pronunciation
Soundstaa'pihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > topic: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe subject matter of a conversation or discussion.
Example "it was a very sensitive topic"
Synonymssubject, theme
Narrowerbone of contentionThe subject of a dispute
keynoteThe principal theme in a speech or literary work
precedentA subject / subject mentioned earlier (preceding in time)
question, headThe subject matter at issue
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishasunto, contenido, materia, objeto, tema
Catalanassumpte, matèria, objecte, tema
Adjectivestopicalof or relating to or arranged by topics
English > topic: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningSome situation or event that is thought about.
Example"he kept drifting off the topic"
Synonymssubject, issue, matter
NarrowerareaA subject of study
blind spotA subject about which you are ignorant or prejudiced and fail to exercise good judgment
remitThe topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with
res judicata, res adjudicataA matter already settled in court
Broadercontent, cognitive content, mental objectThe sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
Spanishasunto, cuestión, materia, tema
Catalanassumpte, matèria, qüestió, tema
Adjectivestopicalof or relating to or arranged by topics

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