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Definition of "thought" []

  • Past tense and past participle of think. (verb)
  • The act or process of thinking; cogitation. (noun)
  • A product of thinking. See Synonyms at idea. (noun)
  • The faculty of thinking or reasoning. (noun)
  • The intellectual activity or production of a particular time or group: ancient Greek thought; deconstructionist thought. (noun)
  • The act or process of thinking; deliberation, meditation, or reflection (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A concept, opinion, or idea (noun)
  • Philosophical or intellectual ideas typical of a particular time or place (noun)
  • Application of mental attention; consideration (noun)
  • Purpose or intention (noun)
  • Expectation (noun)
  • A small amount; trifle (noun)
  • Kindness or regard (noun)

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Use "thought" in a sentence
  • "I-- I thought you helped yourself to my lobsters -- I _thought_ I thought it."
  • "He was so beautiful and gracious -- with such a light in his eyes -- and I thought -- oh, I _thought_ we were so happy!"
  • "She thought and she _thought_, and all she could say was"