thought


thought
n.
reflection

1) to entertain, harbor, have; relish a thought (to harbor thoughts of revenge)

2) to express, present a thought

3) to gather; sum up one's thoughts

4) an evil; fleeting, passing; happy; intriguing; refreshing; sober, sobering; ugly; upsetting thought

5) the thought struck me that...

6) a thought about, on (what are your thoughts on this matter?)

7) a thought that + clause (the thought that we would soon reach home gave us courage)

8) at a thought (my mind boggles at the very thought)

9) in one's thoughts (she was always in my thoughts)

10) (misc.) that thought has crossed my mind; to read smb.'s thoughts; a train of thought; in thought and deed

consideration

11) to give thought to

12) to abandon, give up all thoughts (of doing smt.)

13) (misc.) perish the thought! ('one should not even consider the possibility!')

ideas, principles

14) liberal; logical; modern thought

opinion

15) to express a thought

16) a thought about, on

17) a thought that + clause (she expressed her thought that the case should be settled without litigation)

concentration

18) (deep) in thought

intention

19) to have no thought (of doing smt.)

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[θɔːt]
a train of thought
fleeting
harbor
in thought and deed
intriguing
modem thought
presents thought
refreshing
sobering
sum up one's thoughts
to read smb. 's thoughts
ugly
upsetting thought
give up all thoughts (of doing smt.)
relish a thought (to harbor thoughts of revenge)
(misc.) that thought has crossed my mind
['concentration'] (deep) in thought
['consideration'] to give thought to
['ideas, principles'] liberal
['opinion'] to express a thought
['reflection'] to entertain
a thought about
an evil
the thought struck me that. . .
to abandon
to express
to gather
(misc.) perish the thought! ('one should not even consider the possibility!')
at a thought (my mind boggles at the very thought)
['intention'] to have no thought (of doing smt.)
a thought that + clause (she expressed her thought that the case should be settled without litigation)
in one's thoughts (she was always in my thoughts)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • Thought — Thought, n. [OE. [thorn]oght, [thorn]ouht, AS. [thorn][=o]ht, ge[thorn][=o]ht, fr. [thorn]encean to think; akin to D. gedachte thought, MHG. d[=a]ht, ged[=a]ht, Icel. [thorn][=o]ttr, [thorn][=o]tti. See {Think}.] 1. The act of thinking; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thought — *idea, concept, conception, notion, impression Analogous words: *opinion, view, sentiment, belief, conviction, persuasion thoughtful 1 Thoughtful, reflective, speculative, contemplative, meditative, pensive can be applied to persons or their… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • thought — [1] ► NOUN 1) an idea or opinion produced by thinking or occurring suddenly in the mind. 2) the action or process of thinking. 3) (one s thoughts) one s mind or attention. 4) an act of considering or remembering. 5) careful consideration or… …   English terms dictionary

  • thought — thought1 [thôt] n. [ME thouht < OE thoht < PGmc * thanht, pret. of * thankjan (> OE thencan: see THINK1)] 1. the act or process of thinking; reflection; meditation; cogitation 2. the power of reasoning, or of conceiving ideas; capacity… …   English World dictionary

  • thought — (n.) O.E. þoht, geþoht, from stem of þencan to conceive of in the mind, consider (see THINK (Cf. think)). Cognate with the second element in Ger. Gedächtnis memory, Andacht attention, devotion, Bedacht consideration, deliberation. Second thought… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Thought — Thought, imp. & p. p. of {Think}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • thought — I (concept) noun belief, conception, credo, creed, hint, idea, insight, notion, opinion, perspective, point, proposal, rationale, suggestion, tenet, view II (concern) noun attentiveness, care, impression, philosophy, reaction, regard, sentiment,… …   Law dictionary

  • thought — noun 1 sth that you think ADJECTIVE ▪ comforting, good, happy, pleasant, positive ▪ It was a comforting thought that at least her father hadn t suffered. ▪ Before going on stage, I breathe deeply and t …   Collocations dictionary

  • thought — thought1 [θo:t US θo:t] the past tense and past participle of ↑think 1 thought 2 thought2 W1S1 n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(something you think about)¦ 2¦(ideas/opinions)¦ 3¦(careful consideration)¦ 4¦(act of thinking)¦ 5¦(caring about something)¦ 6¦(intention)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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