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Noun
A consideration for or reasoning
“I've given your arguments some thought, and there is some weight to it.”
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The act of thinking
“It required some thought, but I think we have finally solved the case.”
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A concept formulated in the mind
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“There is a thought that the older you are, the less likely this method will be successful for you.”
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The formation of solutions or ideas through attentiveness
“It was the diligent thought of one of your employees that saved the company from losing one of its most important clients.”
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A dream or imagination
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“I would find myself being lost in thought after immersing myself in the popular fantasy novel.”
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To have concern or sympathy for others
“I thought you could spare some thought for your fellow man, but you are obviously not that kind of person.”
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An ambition or hope
“Jarrad had given up every thought of pursuing a career in the music industry after a critical assessment of his singing ability.”
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A contemplation of a possible scenario
“I am not enjoying the thought of having to deal with that angry customer.”
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The ability to picture an image mentally through imagination
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Judiciousness in the manner in which one thinks before acting or speaking
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A humanitarian treatment or consideration for others
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A statement based on something one has seen, heard, or noticed
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A strategy worked out in advance to achieve a goal
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The thought processes leading to accepted theories or solutions
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The action or faculty of remembering something learned or experienced
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Effort or exertion made to do something, especially when inconvenient
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The ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions
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A theory or attitude that acts as a guiding principle for behavior
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The showing of politeness in one's attitude and behaviour towards others
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Careful thought or consideration
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Ideolatry or adoration
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A subject matter or general area of interest
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A loose or irregular train of thought
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The faculty or activity of imagining change or innovative things or ideas
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Any of many rhythmic fluctuations of electric potential between parts of the brain, especially those seen on an electroencephalogram
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The devotion of time and attention to gaining knowledge of an academic subject
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A person's moral or emotional nature or sense of identity
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A sudden strong and unreflective urge or desire to act
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A sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behaviour
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Cautious distrust
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Adjective
To have formed a reasoning in the mind about
“It is thought that the plot involved the use of conventional explosives.”
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Inferred
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Relating to one's mental functions or abilities
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To have had an opinion of
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“I wrongly thought the new Miley Cyrus album would be very good.”
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To have expected
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“I thought he would be posting another update on social media, but I was wrong.”
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To have ruminated or mulled over
“I have thought it over, and I have made my decision.”
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(thought of/about) To have considered the possibility of
“After listening to a speech by Steve Jobs, he thought about becoming an entrepreneur.”
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To have recalled from memory
“She thought fondly of all the happy times they had together.”
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To have imagined a possible scenario
“I always thought we would meet again someday.”
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(thought of/about) To have had a concern about
“She constantly thought about her son who was recovering from his illness.”
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(rare) To have had an estimation of someone or something
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“I thought you to be a selfish person, but you are even worse than I imagined!”
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(rare) To have had in mind as a purpose
“I thought to apply for that job.”
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Past participle forms for thought
“At the time, it was thought that all the subspecies were separated geographically.”
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