Pronunciation: (thôt),[key] —n. 1. the product of mental activity; that which one thinks: a body of thought. 2. a single act or product of thinking; idea or notion: to collect one's thoughts. 3. the act or process of thinking; mental activity: Thought as well as action wearies us. 4. the capacity or faculty of thinking, reasoning, imagining, etc.: All her thought went into her work. 5. a consideration or reflection: Thought of death terrified her. 6. meditation, contemplation, or recollection: deep in thought. 7. intention, design, or purpose, esp. a half-formed or imperfect intention: We had some thought of going. 8. anticipation or expectation: I had no thought of seeing you here. 9. consideration, attention, care, or regard: She took no thought of her appearance. 10. a judgment, opinion, or belief: According to his thought, all violence is evil. 11. the intellectual activity or the ideas, opinions, etc., characteristic of a particular place, class, or time: Greek thought. 12. a very small amount; a touch; bit; trifle: The steak is a thought underdone.
Pronunciation: (thôt),[key] —v. pt. and pp. of think.