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idea

i·de·a

idea

 
 
pronunciation:
aI di
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any thought, belief, picture, or image that is formed in the mind.
What ideas do you have for your next painting?
synonyms:
concept, thought
similar words:
attitude, estimate, impression, insight, point of view, reaction
definition 2: an opinion, theory, or conviction.
His ideas about the death sentence are different from mine.
synonyms:
belief, conviction, judgment, opinion, point of view, theory, view
similar words:
estimation, notion, outlook, perspective, sentiment, understanding
definition 3: a plan, purpose, or goal.
He has ideas of becoming a movie star.
synonyms:
intention, plan
similar words:
aim, goal, notion
definition 4: a general impression or meaning of a concept, action or situation.
Give me an idea of what your trip to India was like.
synonyms:
impression, picture
similar words:
description, glance, glimpse, look, outline, survey
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