thought
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /θɔːt/
  • (America) IPA: /θɔt/
  • (cot-caught) IPA: /θɑt/
  • (Northern Cities Vowel Shift) IPA: /θɒt/
Noun

thought

  1. (countable) Form created in the mind, rather than the forms perceived through the five senses; an instance of thinking.
    The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
  2. (uncountable) The operation by which such forms arise or are manipulated; the process of thinking; the agency by which thinking is accomplished.
    Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom, and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech.
    • The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it’s unfamiliar territory.
  3. (uncountable) A way of thinking (associated with a group, nation or region).
    Traditional eastern thought differs markedly from that of the west.
Translations Translations Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of think



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