English definition of “thought”
IDEA [C] › an idea or opinion: Do you have any thoughts about/on where you want to spend Christmas? [+ of + doing sth] The thought of seeing her again filled him with happiness.informal "Why don't we invite Ben?" "That's a thought (= That's a good idea)."
THINKING [U] › the activity of thinking, or when you think about something carefully: She sat staring at the picture, deep in thought. You'll need to give the matter some thought.
CARE [no plural] › when you do something that shows you care about someone: Thanks for the card - it was a really kind thought.
SET OF IDEAS [U] › a set of ideas about a particular subject: The book examines his influence on recent political thought. → See also school of thought → See also second thought