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thought meaning

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  • Thought can refer to the ideas or arrangements of ideas that result from thinking, the act of producing thoughts, Because thought underlies many human actions and interactions, understanding its physical and metaphysical origins, Thinking allows humans to make sense of, interpret, represent or model the world they experience,
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  • NounPLthoughts
    1. Form created in the mind, rather than the forms perceived through the five senses; an instance of thinking.
      1. I corralled the judge, and we started off across the fields, in no very mild state of fear of that gentleman's wife, whose vigilance was seldom relaxed. And thus we came by a circuitous route to Mohair, the judge occupied by his own guilty thoughts, and I by others not less disturbing.
    2. NU The process by which such forms arise or are manipulated; thinking.
      1. A way of thinking (associated with a group, nation or region).
        1. "Eastern thought". ‎
    3. Verb
      1. simple past tense and past participle of think.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • By the neglect of prayer, the thoughts are sensualized. — T. H. Skinner.
          • Every time I thought he was on the verge of telling us, he decided to say something else instead.
          • [ …] she could take no rest: for if she waked, she began to call to minde his beautie, and thinking to beguile such thoughts with sleepe, she then dreamed of his perfection [ …]
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • thought he could get away with not doing any work."
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Why not give it a go? You may find it easier than you thought.
          • Hannah mumbled in a sarcastic icy tone. Woopty doo, she thought.
          • In short, the streamscape was not what she thought.

      Meaning of thought for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "thought" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Irregular verb forms
                  • Irregular past participles
                    • Irregular simple past forms
                    • Participles
                      • Past participles
                      • Verb simple past forms
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