from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The process of thinking; cogitation.
- noun A product of thinking or other mental activity: synonym: idea.
- noun The faculty of thinking or reasoning.
- noun The intellectual activity or production of a particular time or group.
- noun Consideration; attention.
- noun Intention; purpose.
- noun Expectation or conception.
- idiom (a thought) To a small degree; somewhat.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Preterit and past participle of think.
- noun A rower's seat; a thwart.
- noun Preterit of
- noun The act or the product of thinking.
- noun The condition or state of a person during such mental action.
- noun A synonym of cognition in the common threefold division of modes of consciousness: from the fact that thought, as above described, embraces every cognitive process except sensation, which is a mode of consciousness more allied to volition than to other kinds of cognition.
- noun The objective element of the intellectual product.
- noun A judgment or mental proposition, in which form the concept always appears.
- noun An argument, inference, or process of reasoning, by which process the concept is always produced.
- noun A concept, considered as something which, under the influence of experience and mental action, has a development of its own, more or less independent of individual caprices, and that in the life of an individual, and in history: as, the gradual development of Greek thought.
- noun The subjective element of intellectual activity; thinking.
- noun The understanding; intellect.
- noun An intention; a design; a purpose; also, a half-formed determination or expectation with reference to future action: with of: as, I have some thought of going to Europe.
- noun plural A particular frame of mind; a mood or temper.
- noun Doubt; perplexity.
- noun Care; trouble; anxiety; grief.
- noun A slight degree; a fraction; a trifle; a little: used in the adverbial phrase a thought: as, a thought too small.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- imp. & p. p. of
- noun The act of thinking; the exercise of the mind in any of its higher forms; reflection; cogitation.
- noun Meditation; serious consideration.
- noun That which is thought; an idea; a mental conception, whether an opinion, judgment, fancy, purpose, or intention.
- noun Solicitude; anxious care; concern.
- noun colloq. A small degree or quantity; a trifle
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
formcreated in the mind, rather than the forms perceivedthrough the five senses; an instance of thinking.
- noun uncountable the process by which such forms
ariseor are manipulated; thinking.
wayof thinking (associated with a group, nation or region).
- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
- noun the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual
- noun a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
- noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
He was so beautiful and gracious -- with such a light in his eyes -- and I thought -- oh, I _thought_ we were so happy!
I-- I thought you helped yourself to my lobsters -- I _thought_ I thought it.
Those people did not realize what they were trying to make her believe, it was not only that her husband had been the instigator of a mean little cheat which had cost years of suffering to helpless neighbors, it was the total destruction of all that she had thought Neale to be ... _thought_ him?
She thought and she _thought_, and all she could say was
Excellent, too, is J.F. Clarke's definition: "Sentiment is nothing but thought blended with feeling; _thought made affectionate, sympathetic, moral_."
"Dolly," he said, "have you never thought -- not even _thought_ that you would like to have made a grand marriage yourself?"
And the little boy who was asked if he thought he should like a hymn-book for his birthday present replied that "he _thought_ he should like a hymn-book, but he _knew_ he should like a squirt."
-- The relation of thought to action filled my mind on waking, and I found myself carried toward a bizarre formula, which seems to have something of the night still clinging about it: _Action is but coarsened thought_; thought become concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
My mistress did not forget this, and later on she used to remind me of the time when I thought, asking me if I still _thought.
He could never do it under her opposition, but he thought he could do it and take the consequences -- he _thought_ he could.