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Definitions of thought

  1. the process of thinking ( especially thinking carefully); " thinking always made him frown"; " she paused for thought"
  2. a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; " my opinion differs from yours"; " what are your thoughts on Haiti?"
  3. the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual; " 19th century thought"; " Darwinian thought"
  4. the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; " it was not a good idea"; " the thought never entered my mind"
  5. of Think
  6. imp. & amp; p. p. of Think.
  7. The act of thinking; the exercise of the mind in any of its higher forms; reflection; cogitation.
  8. Meditation; serious consideration.
  9. That which is thought; an idea; a mental conception, whether an opinion, judgment, fancy, purpose, or intention.
  10. Solicitude; anxious care; concern.
  11. A small degree or quantity; a trifle; as, a thought longer; a thought better.
  12. imp. & p. p. of Think.
  13. The act of using the mind; that with which the mind is occupied; meditation; mental activity; study; a trifle; the intellect or understanding; care.
  14. Pa. t. and pa. p. of THINK.
  15. The act of thinking: reasoning: deliberation: that which one thinks: idea: fancy: consideration: opinion: meditation: design: care.
  16. Of to think.
  17. Reasoning; Reflection; meditation; an idea; consideration; opinion.
  18. Imp. & pp. of THINK, v.
  19. The act, process, or power of thinking; reason.
  20. A concept, judgment, etc.
  21. Sober reflection; also, a design; purpose; memory.
  22. Act of thinking; the mind; that which thinks; that which the mind thinks; idea; conception; fancy; conceit; opinion; judgment; meditation; design; solicitude; a small degree. To take thought, to be solicitous.
  23. Revolved in the mind; considered probable.
  24. Pt. and pp. of think, which see.
  25. That which the mind thinks; the act of thinking; the state of the mind when attending to a particular subject; inward reasoning; an idea; a conception; fancy; imagination; meditation; judgment; solicitude; design or purpose; in familiar language, small degree or quantity, as, " I am a thought better".
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Usage examples for thought

  1. I thought it vould be so." – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  2. " That's what I thought Cynthia. – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  3. Well;- she thought she could. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  4. Then she said: Percy, of course you never really thought – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson
  5. I thought you were not going to tell me what he said, Tom. – The Black Bar by George Manville Fenn
  6. I never thought of that, by Jove. – A Frontier Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  7. Then I thought of you, Reginchen. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  8. No, that was not to be thought of. – Tales of Bengal by S. B. Banerjea
  9. " I wish I was happy too," thought Bee. – Rosy by Mrs. Molesworth
  10. You thought I was different. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  11. You thought that I didn't, you said?" – Love and Lucy by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  12. We all thought it best for her to go when she had a good chance. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  13. But she, when she thought of him ... – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  14. Thence going out I met a coach going, which I thought had Knepp in it, so I went back, but it was not she. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  15. But you never thought of that. – The Doctor, his Wife, and the Clock by Anna Katharine Green
  16. I thought I was the only man then. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  17. Of course, if I don't know him- I thought I did. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  18. I thought the counsel did it all. – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  19. Well, then, I have thought of something. – The Old Stone House by Anne March
  20. Have you thought what you will do? – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
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