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  Words related to theme

Related / Similar Words: motif, root, root word, base, stem, radical, composition, paper, report, subject, topic, melodic theme, musical theme, idea

 

Definition:
  • a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or artistic work; "it was the usual `boy gets girl'' theme";
  • (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem";
  • an essay (especially one written as an assignment); "he got an A on his composition";
  • the subject matter of a conversation or discussion; "he didn''t want to discuss that subject"; "it was a very sensitive topic"; "his letters were always on the theme of love";
  • (music) melodic subject of a musical composition; "the theme is announced in the first measures"; "the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it";
  • provide with a particular theme or motive; "the restaurant often themes its menus";

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    Hyponyms: topos, term paper, incidental music, bone of contention, precedent, question, head, keynote, motif, motive, statement, variation

     

    Derivational Morphology: stem

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: tema   Chinese: 主題  
    Dutch: thema   Finnish: aine  
    French: thème   Georgian: თემა  
    German: Thema   Greek: θέμα  
    Hungarian: tárgy   Italian: tema  
    Japanese: 主題   Korean: 주제  
    Latin: thema   Norwegian: tema  
    Portuguese: tema   Russian: тема  
    Spanish: tema   Swedish: tema  
     
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