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Synonyms for idea

Synonyms for (noun) idea

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: figuring, calculation, computation, reckoning Definition: problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

Synonyms: idea Definition: a personal view Usage: he has an idea that we don't like him

Similar words: view, sentiment, opinion, persuasion, thought Definition: a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty Usage: my opinion differs from yours; I am not of your persuasion; what are your thoughts on Haiti?

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: design, purpose, aim, intent, intention Definition: an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions Usage: his intent was to provide a new translation; good intentions are not enough; it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs; he made no secret of his designs

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: line, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, air, strain, tune Definition: a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence Usage: she was humming an air from Beethoven