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Meaning of idea

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking
           about; "it was not a good idea"; "the thought never entered
           my mind" [syn: {idea}, {thought}]
      2: your intention; what you intend to do; "he had in mind to see
         his old teacher"; "the idea of the game is to capture all the
         pieces" [syn: {mind}, {idea}]
      3: a personal view; "he has an idea that we don't like him"
      4: an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth;
         "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long
         it would take" [syn: {estimate}, {estimation},
         {approximation}, {idea}]
      5: (music) melodic subject of a musical composition; "the theme
         is announced in the first measures"; "the accompanist picked
         up the idea and elaborated it" [syn: {theme}, {melodic
         theme}, {musical theme}, {idea}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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