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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)

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.

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"