idea


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  • noun

Synonyms for idea

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

Synonyms for idea

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That's all that is necessary," said Athos; "now for my idea.
Although weakened, the young man's brain instantly responded to the idea that haunts all prisoners -- liberty
D'Artagnan took the pen and wrote: -- "Between Messire d'Artagnan, ex-lieutenant of the king's musketeers, at present residing in the Rue Tiquetonne, Hotel de la Chevrette; and the Sieur Planchet, grocer, residing in the Rue les Lombards, at the sign of the Pilon d'Or, it has been agreed as follows: -- A company, with a capital of forty thousand livres, and formed for the purpose of carrying out an idea conceived by M.
Then I pursued, "If she left a will, that may give you some idea.
He is intensely fond of pictures, and has given me a great many ideas about them which I should never have gained without him; I shouldn't have known where to look for such ideas.
He was a man of about thirty, with a thin ugly face (May would certainly have called him common-looking) to which the play of his ideas gave an intense expressiveness; but there was nothing frivolous or cheap in his animation.
One cannot even form an idea of the liberties which the architects then take, even toward the Church.
A capital idea, Porthos; but Mouston is a foot and a half shorter than you.
In a boat, I have always noticed that it is the fixed idea of each member of the crew that he is doing everything.
My whole idea is that if vicious people are united and constitute a power, then honest folk must do the same.
Brooke and keep him steadily to the idea that he must pledge himself to vote for the actual Reform Bill, instead of insisting on his independence and power of pulling up in time, was not an easy task.
Certainly no such whimsical idea crossed my mind when I dropped the letter, but between you and me and my night-socks, which have all this time been airing by the fire because I am subject to cold feet, I have sometimes toyed with it since.
This would not have been possible had not some clever man invented the "wireless" and an equally clever child suggested the idea of reaching the mysterious Land of Oz by its means.
I have no idea how long Lop-Ear and I wandered in the land north of the river.
Likewise he had an idea that she was not thin, while there was an absence in his mind of any idea that she was fat.