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Synonyms for idea

that which exists in the mind as the product of careful mental activity

something believed or accepted as true by a person

intuitive cognition

a method for making, doing, or accomplishing something

the gist of a specific action or situation

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This is basically a different structure - a whole ideology with a fixed idea.
Based on the teachings of professor and researcher Carol Dweck, author of ''Mindset: The New Psychology of Success,'' they surely have a fixed idea about themselves.
Persisting in keeping a fixed idea about a certain situation prevents you from getting the true picture.
I have no fixed idea what the two winners are going to be like at this stage but all I know is that we are looking for charismatic individuals who have extrovert, positive and happy personalities.
This fixed idea was an obstacle to improving safety in our nuclear power station," Anegawa told a news conference in Tokyo.
He said: "I don't see Thorne in my head when I am writing so I don't have a fixed idea what he looks like.
These are successful as paintings rather than as works about painting, and as such they offer a multiplicity of thought-provoking alternatives to any fixed idea of meaning.
a chisel in his hand and a fixed idea in his head, and generally from
Others have a fixed idea of what they need to achieve because of negative equity or even divorce.
Many Republican legislators deny this reality because they have a fixed idea that suits them all the way to the bank.
She describes the evolution of immigrant education, how language is a barometer of attitudes towards immigrants, and how a fixed idea of Americanness has shaped the debate about the preservation of immigrant languages, as well as how identities embraced by post-1965 immigrants and their children are challenging that idea and its assumptions, and how legal mandates, policies, and teaching methods might better balance the developmental and educational interests with national interests.
I don't have a fixed idea of heaven but I feel it's simply a happy state of mind that can be achieved in any place on the planet.
His pictures of horses are vigorously drawn Aofrom the heartAo, although before he paints Hrair always has a fixed idea of his composition in mind.
We have to reconcile these things constantly, and remember that our stewardship is not a fixed idea, it's an evolving one.
It worked with In Rainbows, because we had a real fixed idea about where we were going.