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Definitions of thought

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

Antonyms for thought

fact, reality, actuality, substance, short shrift.

Quotes of thought

  1. Going in, I knew I wasn't one of the top ones, because I didn't even make the pre -season All -American team. That shows you what people thought of me right there, so I knew I had to go to work. – Marcus Allen
  2. Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it can make transparent the mountains and everything that exists. – Henri Frederic Amiel
  3. Then I realized my early work did have something special that audiences adored apart from what I humbly thought about them. They occupy a distinguished niche in Italian film history and probably always will. – Dario Argento
  4. I'm very moved by Renaissance music, but I still love to play hard rock- though only if it's sophisticated and has some thought behind it. – Ritchie Blackmore
  5. And if thought and emotion can persist in this way so long after the brain that sent them forth has crumpled into dust, how vitally important it must be to control their very birth in the heart, and guard them with the keenest possible restraint. – Algernon H. Blackwood
  6. I thought that in general we in the United States were too optimistic in believing that the Soviets might alter what had been for a long time, as a matter of fact for centuries, fundamental Russian policies in respect to the rest of the world. – David Bruce
  7. Every time you think television has hit its lowest ebb, a new program comes along to make you wonder where you thought the ebb was. – Art Buchwald
  8. Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours. – Dale Carnegie
  9. I'd always thought that if Python was going to go on at all, it'd be nice to get into storylines. – Terry Jones
  10. Endeavour to be faithful, and if there is any beauty in your thought your style will be beautiful; if there is any real emotion to express, the expression will be moving. – George Henry Lewes
  11. I know deaf people. I have discussed the issues with them I've also thought about them a lot so I have some insights that go a little further than people who haven't had contact with the deaf community. – Richard Masur
  12. Time, which wears down and diminishes all things, augments and increases good deeds, because a good turn liberally offered to a reasonable man grows continually through noble thought and memory. – Francois Rabelais
  13. I wrote speculative fiction because I loved to read it, and thought I could do better than some of the people who were getting published. – Fred Saberhagen
  14. We would have to invent the U. N. if we did not have it, which is not an original thought – Shirley Temple
  15. And I thought I'd always like some form of business, I didn't know what kind of business I'd go in. – Sanford I. Weill

Usage examples for thought

  1. But she, when she thought of him ... ” – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  2. You thought I was different. ” – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  3. “ " That's what I thought Cynthia. ” – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  4. Well, then, I have thought of something. ” – The Old Stone House by Anne March
  5. We all thought it best for her to go when she had a good chance. ” – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  6. “ No, that was not to be thought of. ” – Tales of Bengal by S. B. Banerjea
  7. Of course, if I don't know him- I thought I did. ” – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  8. “ " I wish I was happy too," thought Bee. ” – Rosy by Mrs. Molesworth
  9. Then she said: Percy, of course you never really thought – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson
  10. You thought that I didn't, you said?" ” – Love and Lucy by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  11. But you never thought of that. ” – The Doctor, his Wife, and the Clock by Anna Katharine Green
  12. 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
  13. “ I never thought of that, by Jove. ” – A Frontier Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  14. “ I thought you were not going to tell me what he said, Tom. ” – The Black Bar by George Manville Fenn
  15. Well;- she thought she could. ” – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  16. “ I thought it vould be so." ” – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  17. Have you thought what you will do? ” – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  18. “ I thought the counsel did it all. ” – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  19. “ 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
  20. Then I thought of you, Reginchen. ” – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse

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