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Another word for thought

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Noun
  1. The act or process of thinking

    See also:

    thoughts

  2. That which exists in the mind as the product of careful mental activity

      1. The process of perceiving something with the senses:
      2. An instance of this:
      3. The process or state of being aware of something:
      1. A belief or opinion:
      2. A mental image; an idea or conception:
      3. An impulse or whim:
      1. A representation of the form of a person or object, such as a painting or photograph.
      2. A sculptured likeness.
      3. An optically formed duplicate, counterpart, or other representative reproduction of an object, especially an optical reproduction formed by a lens or mirror.
      1. Something, such as a thought or conception, that is the product of mental activity.
      2. An opinion, conviction, or principle:
      3. A plan, purpose, or goal:
      1. Formation of a viable zygote by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; fertilization.
      2. The entity formed by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; an embryo or zygote.
      3. The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions:
      1. A general idea or understanding of something:
      2. A plan or original idea:
      3. A unifying idea or theme, especially for a product or service:
    See also:

    thoughts

Another word for thought

Noun
  1. Mental activity

    See also:

    acumen

  2. The result of mental activity

      1. A series of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations occurring involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep.
      2. A daydream; a reverie.
      3. A state of abstraction; a trance:
      1. A state of uneasiness and apprehension, as about future uncertainties.
      2. A cause of anxiety:
      3. A state of apprehension, uncertainty, and fear resulting from the anticipation of a realistic or fantasized threatening event or situation, often impairing physical and psychological functioning.
      1. To feel uneasy or concerned about something; be troubled.
      2. To seize something with the teeth and bite or tear repeatedly:
      3. To touch or handle something nervously or persistently:
      1. A concerned or troubled state of mind, as that arising from serious responsibility; worry.
      2. An object or source of worry, attention, or solicitude:
      3. Interest, regard, or liking:
      1. A thought, view, or attitude, especially one based mainly on emotion instead of reason:
      2. Emotion; feeling:
      3. Tender or romantic feeling:
      1. A state of abstracted musing; daydreaming.
      2. A daydream:
      1. An impulsive change of mind:
      2. An inclination to change one's mind impulsively:
      3. A sudden, unpredictable action or change:
      1. The act, process, or result of calculating.
      2. An estimate based on probabilities.
      3. Careful, often cunning estimation and planning of likely outcomes, especially to advance one's own interests.
      1. To be carried along by currents of air or water:
      2. To proceed or move unhurriedly or aimlessly:
      3. To live or behave without a clear purpose or goal:
      1. A basic truth, law, or assumption:
      2. A rule or standard, especially of good behavior:
      3. The collectivity of moral or ethical standards or judgments:
      1. A principle or body of principles presented for acceptance or belief, as by a religious, political, scientific, or philosophic group; dogma.
      2. A rule or principle of law, especially when established by precedent.
      3. A statement of official government policy, especially in foreign affairs and military strategy.
      1. To make a judgment about (something) without sufficient evidence; guess:
      2. To say (something) as a guess or conjecture.
      3. To make a guess or conjecture.
      1. the formation or conception of ideas by the mind
      1. The act or process of intellectualizing.
      2. An unconscious means of protecting oneself from the emotional stress and anxiety associated with confronting painful personal fears or problems by excessive reasoning.
      1. Behavior or attitude that is boldly arrogant or offensive; effrontery:
      2. The act of presuming or accepting something as true:
      3. A condition or basis for accepting or presuming something.
      1. A doctrine, principle, or position held as part of a philosophy, religion, or field of endeavor.
      1. The judgment of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of a crime as charged.
      2. The state of being found or proved guilty:
      3. The act or process of convincing.
      1. The act of abstracting or the state of having been abstracted.
      2. An abstract concept, idea, or term.
      3. An abstract quality.
      1. Careful thought; deliberation:
      2. A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
      3. A factor to be considered in forming a judgment or decision:
      1. The act of reflecting or the state of being reflected.
      2. Something, such as light, radiant heat, sound, or an image, that is reflected.
      3. Serious thinking or careful consideration:
      1. Firmness of purpose; resolve:
      2. A fixed intention or resolution:
      3. The ascertaining or fixing of the quantity, quality, position, or character of something:
      1. A conclusion or judgment reached after consideration:
      2. The act of reaching a conclusion or of passing of judgment on an issue under consideration:
      3. Firmness of character or action; determination:
      1. Something that has been found.
      2. A conclusion reached after examination or investigation:
      3. A statement or document containing an authoritative decision or conclusion:
      1. The decision of the jury after the trial of a case.
      2. An expressed conclusion; a judgment or opinion:
      1. To calculate approximately (the amount, extent, magnitude, position, or value of something).
      2. To form an opinion about; evaluate:
      3. A tentative evaluation or rough calculation, as of worth, quantity, or size:
      1. The act or an instance of appraising.
      2. An expert or official valuation, as for taxation.
      1. The act of assessing; appraisal.
      2. An amount assessed, as for taxation.
      1. the process of evaluating something or an instance of this
      1. The state or fact of knowing:
      2. Familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study:
      3. The sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned:
      1. A proposition upon which an argument is based or from which a conclusion is drawn.
      2. One of the propositions in a deductive argument.
      3. Either the major or the minor proposition of a syllogism, from which the conclusion is drawn.
      1. To assume or assert the truth, reality, or necessity of, especially as a basis of an argument:
      2. To propose as a hypothesis or explanation:
      3. To assume as a premise or axiom; take for granted.
      1. The act of deducting; subtraction.
      2. An amount that is or may be deducted:
      3. The drawing of a conclusion by reasoning; the act of deducing.
      1. Opinion or judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evidence; guesswork.
      2. An opinion or conclusion based on guesswork:
      3. To judge or conclude by conjecture; guess:
      1. The faculty of knowing or understanding something without reasoning or proof.
      2. An impression or insight gained by the use of this faculty:
      1. The act of taking to or upon oneself:
      2. The act of taking possession or asserting a claim:
      3. The act of taking for granted:
      1. The act of supposing.
      2. Something supposed; an assumption.
      1. A tentative explanation for an observation, phenomenon, or scientific problem that can be tested by further investigation.
      2. Something taken to be true for the purpose of argument or investigation; an assumption.
      3. The antecedent of a conditional statement.
      1. A set of statements or principles devised to explain a group of facts or phenomena, especially one that has been repeatedly tested or is widely accepted and can be used to make predictions about natural phenomena.
      2. The branch of a science or art consisting of its explanatory statements, accepted principles, and methods of analysis, as opposed to practice:
      3. A set of theorems that constitute a systematic view of a branch of mathematics.
      1. The act or process of deriving logical conclusions from premises known or assumed to be true.
      2. The act of reasoning from factual knowledge or evidence.
      3. Something inferred.
      1. To predict (a result or an event) without sufficient information.
      2. To assume, presume, or assert (a fact) without sufficient information.
      3. To form a correct estimate or conjecture of:
      1. A belief or conclusion held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof:
      2. A judgment based on special knowledge and given by an expert:
      3. A judgment or estimation of the merit of a person or thing:
      1. The sense of touch:
      2. A sensation experienced through this sense:
      3. A physical sensation other than one experienced though touch:
      1. The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another:
      2. Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something:
      3. Something believed or accepted as true, especially a particular tenet or a body of tenets accepted by a group of persons.
      1. The act of observing:
      2. The power or faculty of observing.
      3. The fact of being observed:
      1. Formation of a viable zygote by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; fertilization.
      2. The entity formed by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; an embryo or zygote.
      3. The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions:
      1. Recognition of the quality, value, significance, or magnitude of people and things.
      2. A judgment or opinion, especially a favorable one.
      3. An expression of gratitude.
      1. The ability by which one understands; intelligence:
      2. The quality or condition of one who understands; comprehension:
      3. Individual or specified judgment or outlook; opinion:
      1. A representation of the form of a person or object, such as a painting or photograph.
      2. A sculptured likeness.
      3. An optically formed duplicate, counterpart, or other representative reproduction of an object, especially an optical reproduction formed by a lens or mirror.
      1. An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
      2. A vague notion, remembrance, or belief:
      3. A mark produced on a surface by pressure.
      1. A belief or opinion:
      2. A mental image; an idea or conception:
      3. An impulse or whim:
      1. Highly decorated:
      2. Complex or intricate:
      3. Elegantly fashionable or sophisticated:
      1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
      2. Field of vision:
      3. A scene or vista:
      1. An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
      2. A proposed or intended course of action:
      3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
      1. Something, such as a thought or conception, that is the product of mental activity.
      2. An opinion, conviction, or principle:
      3. A plan, purpose, or goal:
  3. The ideas of a given time, place, people, etc.

  4. Care or attention