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idea

idea as in the content of cognition
  • "the main thing you are thinking about"
  • "it was not a good idea"
  • "the thought never entered my mind"

Synonyms

  • thoughtthe content of cognition; the process of using your mind to consider something carefully; the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual; a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
idea as in your intention
  • "what you intend to do"
  • "he had in mind to see his old teacher"
  • "the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces"

Synonyms

  • mindbe offended or bothered by; be concerned with or about something or somebody ; be in charge of or deal with; pay close attention to; be on one's guard; keep in mind ; that which is responsible for one's thoughts, feelings, and conscious brain functions; recall or remembrance; an opinion formed by judging something; an important intellectual; attention; your intention; knowledge and intellectual ability
idea as in a personal view
  • "he has an idea that we don't like him"
idea as in an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
  • "an estimate of what it would cost"
  • "a rough idea how long it would take"

Synonyms

  • estimatejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); judge to be probable ; an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody; a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation) ; a statement indicating the likely cost of some job; the respect with which a person is held
  • estimationa document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation) ; the respect with which a person is held; an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
  • approximationan approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; the quality of coming near to identity (especially close in quantity) ; an imprecise or incomplete account; the act of bringing near or bringing together especially the cut edges of tissue
idea as in (music) melodic subject of a musical composition
  • "the theme is announced in the first measures"
  • "the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it"

Synonyms

  • themeprovide with a particular theme or motive; the subject matter of a conversation or discussion; a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work; (music) melodic subject of a musical composition; an essay (especially one written as an assignment); (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
  • melodic theme(music) melodic subject of a musical composition
  • musical theme(music) melodic subject of a musical composition