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thought meaning

EN[θɔːt]
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WThought
  • Thought can refer to the ideas or arrangements of ideas that result from thinking,
  • Because thought underlies many human actions and interactions,
  • Thinking allows humans to make sense of, interpret, represent or model the world they experience,
thought
  • NounPLthoughts
    1. Form created in the mind, rather than the forms perceived through the five senses; an instance of thinking.
      1. I corralled the judge, and we started off across the fields, in no very mild state of fear of that gentleman's wife, whose vigilance was seldom relaxed. And thus we came by a circuitous route to Mohair, the judge occupied by his own guilty thoughts, and I by others not less disturbing.
    2. NU The process by which such forms arise or are manipulated; thinking.
      1. A way of thinking (associated with a group, nation or region).
        1. "Eastern thought". ‎
    3. Verb
      1. simple past tense and past participle of think.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • A 4-variable Karnaugh map can be thought of, topologically, as being a torus.
          • James thought it was cruel for the fraternity members to make the pledge think his father had died suddenly and refused to play along.
          • My job, then, is that of a cultural and religious broker of sorts, co-opting Melanesia to serve as a stimulus to thought in Le Moyne classrooms.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • thought he could get away with not doing any work."
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Why not give it a go? You may find it easier than you thought.
          • No less stunned, I stood there, too, slack-handed, empty of thought.
          • I was on to a really good definition for train of thought, but then I lost my train of thought.

      Meaning of thought for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "thought" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Irregular verb forms
                  • Irregular past participles
                    • Irregular simple past forms
                    • Participles
                      • Past participles
                      • Verb simple past forms
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