Definitions for idea

Definitions for (noun) idea

Main entry: idea, estimate, estimation, approximation

Definition: an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth

Usage: an estimate of what it would cost; a rough idea how long it would take

Main entry: idea, thought

Definition: the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about

Usage: it was not a good idea; the thought never entered my mind

Main entry: idea

Definition: a personal view

Usage: he has an idea that we don't like him

Main entry: idea, mind

Definition: your intention; what you intend to do

Usage: he had in mind to see his old teacher; the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces

Main entry: theme, melodic theme, idea, musical theme

Definition: (music) melodic subject of a musical composition

Usage: the theme is announced in the first measures; the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it

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