Definition of idea:

part of speech: noun

mental image; notion; opinion.

part of speech: noun

An image of a thing formed by the mind: a notion: thought: opinion.

part of speech: noun

A mental image or picture; a conception of what ought to be; an abstract principle; opinion; belief; plan; a general notion; an impression.

Usage examples for idea:

  • I had an idea of it. "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  • I've no idea what the time is. "Bird of Paradise", Ada Leverson.
  • " A very good idea "Oddsfish!", Robert Hugh Benson.
  • Such, too, was Humboldt's idea "Prometheus Bound and Seven Against Thebes", Aeschylus.

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A first or main principle; one of the main parts of the physical world, as fire, water, air, etc.; natural environment, or life with which one is familiar; as, he is out of his element; ingredient; in chemistry, a substance which cannot be separated into other substances. ...