English noun: thought
|1.||thought (cognition) the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about|
|Samples||It was not a good idea.|
The thought never entered my mind.
|Broader (hypernym)||cognitive content, content, mental object|
|Narrower (hyponym)||belief, burden, cogitation, concept, conception, construct, feeling, figment, generalisation, generality, generalization, ideal, idealisation, idealization, impression, inspiration, keynote, kink, meaning, misconception, motif, notion, notion, opinion, plan, preoccupation, program, programme, reaction, substance, suggestion, theme, theorem, whim, whimsey, whimsy|
|2.||thought (cognition) the process of using your mind to consider something carefully|
|Samples||Thinking always made him frown.|
She paused for thought.
|Synonyms||cerebration, intellection, mentation, thinking, thought process|
|Broader (hypernym)||higher cognitive process|
|Narrower (hyponym)||abstract thought, consideration, construction, convergent thinking, divergent thinking, excogitation, explanation, free association, ideation, line of thought, logical thinking, mental synthesis, mysticism, out-of-the-box thinking, planning, preparation, problem solving, provision, reasoning, thread, train of thought|
|3.||thought (cognition) the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual|
|Samples||19th century thought.|
|4.||thought (cognition) a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty|
|Samples||My opinion differs from yours.|
I am not of your persuasion.
What are your thoughts on Haiti?.
|Synonyms||opinion, persuasion, sentiment, view|
|Narrower (hyponym)||eyes, idea, judgement, judgment, mind, parti pris, pole, political sympathies, politics, preconceived idea, preconceived notion, preconceived opinion, preconception, prepossession|