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Etymology[]

< Latin idea (a (Platonic) idea; archetype) < Ancient Greek ἰδέα (idea), notion, pattern) < εἴδω (eidō), I see).

Pronunciation[]

  • (RP) IPA: /aɪˈdɪə/, SAMPA: /aI"dI@/
  • (GenAm) IPA: /aɪˈdiːə/, SAMPA: /aI"di:@/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪə

Noun[]

Wikipedia

Singular
Idea

Plural
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  1. The transcript, image, or picture of a visible object that is formed by the mind; also, a similar image of any object whatever, whether sensible or spiritual.
  2. That which exists in the mind as the result of mental activity; a thought or a concept
    Ideas won't go to jail.—A. Whitney Griswold (1952)
  3. Someone's opinion, belief or conviction that is accepted as true
  4. An intuitive notion; a feeling or hunch
  5. A plan or scheme for doing something, or an intention
  6. (music) A musical theme or melodic subject

Synonyms[]

  • (mental transcript, image, or picture): image

Descendants[]

  • Japanese: aidia

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Translations[]

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Anagrams[]

  • adei, aide, A.I.ed, daie

Czech[]

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Idea f.

  1. idea (that which exists in the mind as the result of mental activity)

Related terms[]

  • ideace f.
  • ideolog m.
  • ideologický m.
  • ideologie f.
  • ideový m.
  • ideál m.
  • idealista m.
  • idealismus m.

Finnish[]

Noun[]

Idea

  1. idea

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Italian[]

Etymology[]

Ancient Greek ἰδέα (idea), notion, pattern), from εἴδω (eidō), I see).

Noun[]

idea f. (plural idee)

  1. idea

Verb[]

idea

  1. third-person singular present tense of ideare
  2. second-person singular imperative of ideare

Related terms[]

  • ideale
  • ideare
  • ideazione
  • ideo-

Anagrams[]

  • adei, aedi

Spanish[]

Etymology[]

Ancient Greek ἰδέα (idea), notion, pattern), from εἴδω (eidō), I see). Compare Portuguese ideia.

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Idea f. (plural Ideas)

Singular
Idea f.

Plural
Ideas f.

  1. idea

Verb[]

Idea (infinitive idear)

  1. informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of idear.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of idear.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of idear.

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