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Related / Similar Words: estimate, estimation, approximation, thought, mind, theme, melodic theme, musical theme

 

Definition:
  • an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take";
  • the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; "it was not a good idea"; "the thought never entered my mind";
  • a personal view; "he has an idea that we don''t like him";
  • your intention; what you intend to do; "he had in mind to see his old teacher"; "the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces";
  • (music) melodic subject of a musical composition; "the theme is announced in the first measures"; "the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it";

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    Hyponyms: guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning, guesstimate, guestimate, overestimate, overestimation, overrating, overreckoning, underestimate, underestimation, underrating, underreckoning, inspiration, cogitation, concept, conception, construct, preoccupation, misconception, plan, program, programme, figment, generalization, generalisation, generality, suggestion, impression, feeling, belief, notion, opinion, reaction, theorem, whim, whimsy, whimsey, meaning, substance, burden, theme, motif, ideal, idealization, idealisation, keynote, motive, statement, variation

     

    Derivational Morphology: estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge, think, believe, consider, conceive, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, conceive of, ideate, envisage, mind

     

    Anagrams: aide

     

    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: idee   Dutch: idee  
    Finnish: idea   French: idée  
    German: Idee   Greek: ιδέα  
    Hebrew: רעיון   Hindi: विचार  
    Hungarian: ötlet   Interlingua: idea  
    Italian: idea   Japanese: ちゃくそう  
    Polish: idea   Portuguese: idéia  
    Romanian: idee   Spanish: idea  
    Swedish: idé  
     
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