Translation of "idea" - English-Russian dictionary

idea

noun uk us /aɪˈdɪə/
SUGGESTION [ C ]

A2 a suggestion or plan

идея, мысль
"Why don't we ask George?" "That's a good idea."
[ + to do sth ] It was Kate's idea to hire a car.
THOUGHT [ U, no plural ]

B2 an understanding, thought, or picture in your mind

мысль, представление
[ + of + doing sth ] Clive soon got used to the idea of having children around the house again.
[ + (that) ] I don't want them to get the idea that we're not interested.
have no idea

B1 to not know

не иметь понятия
Beth had no idea where he'd gone.
OPINION [ C ]

B1 an opinion or belief

взгляд, убеждение
My husband and I have very different ideas about school discipline.
AIM [ no plural ]

the aim or purpose of something

намерение, замысел
The idea is to give local people a chance to voice their opinions.
→ See also not have the foggiest (idea) (foggy)

(Translation of “idea” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)