thought

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 /θɔːt/

For the verb: "to think"

Simple Past: thought
Past Participle: thought

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (idea)idea nf
 I just had a thought: What if we work together?
 Mi è appena venuta un'idea. E se lavorassimo insieme?
thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (result of thinking)parere nm
  opinione nf
 Having considered the matter, my thought now is that we should give him the job.
 Dopo aver considerato la questione, il mio parere ora è che dovremmo dargli il lavoro.
thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (act of thinking)pensiero nm
 The boy was lost in thought.
 Il ragazzo era perso nei suoi pensieri.
thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (purpose)intenzione nf
  intento nm
 His thought was to help.
 La sua intenzione era di aiutare.
thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (consideration)riflessione nf
 She gave a lot of thought to her decision.
 Fece molte riflessioni prima di prendere una decisione.
 
Additional Translations
thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (philosophy)pensiero nm
 Philosophers study a body of thought.
 I filosofi studiano una struttura di pensiero.
thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (reasoning)ragione nf
  ragionamento nm
 You should employ thought, not emotion, to come to a solution.
 Dovresti impiegare la ragione, non l'emozione, per arrivare ad una soluzione.
thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (opinion)parere nm
  opinione nf
 What is your thought about the crisis?
 Qual è il tuo parere sulla crisi?
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
think vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (hold an opinion of sthg)pensare vtr
  ritenere vi
 I think that we should take that road.
 Penso che dovremmo prendere quella strada.
think vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be preoccupied with)pensare vtr
 He was saddened, and thought about her situation all the time.
 Lui era triste e pensava alla sua situazione tutto il tempo.
think vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (expect)pensare vtr
  aspettarsi vi
 What do you think will happen?
 Che cosa pensi che succederà?
think vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (remember)ricordare vtr
  ripensare vtr
 Can you think of what we did last weekend?
 Ricordi che cosa abbiamo fatto lo scorso fine settimana?
think vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (intend)pensare vtr
 I think I'll go to the grocer's now.
 Penso che andrò in drogheria adesso.
think viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (reflect)pensare vtr
 I don't know at the moment; I need to think about it again.
 In questo momento non lo so; ci devo pensare ancora.
think viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (regard as appropriate)pensare vi
  credere vtr
 He thought it was right to pay his taxes.
 Lui pensava che fosse giusto pagare le tasse.
think viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (consider to be sthg)pensare vi
  considerare vtr
 Yes, I think of him as a friend.
 Si, penso a lui come a un amico.
 
Additional Translations
think nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. colloquial (consideration)pensare vi
  riflettere vi
 Give it a think, and tell me what you want to do. She sat down to have a think.
 Pensaci e fammi sapere cosa intendi fare. Si sedette per pensare.
think viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (find mentally)pensare vi
 Give me a minute to think of a better route home.
 Dammi un minuto per pensare ad una strada migliore per arrivare a casa.
think viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (meditate, daydream)pensare vi
 Don't bother him, he's thinking.
 Non disturbarlo, sta pensando.
think viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (hold an opinion)pensare vi
 I disagree with the government. What do you think?
 Io non sono d'accordo con il governo, Tu che ne pensi?
think viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (remember)ricordare vtr
 What is her name? I can't think.
 Come si chiama lei? Non me lo ricordo.
think viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (discover sthg)pensare vtr
 She thought of a solution before the others.
 Lei ha pensato a una soluzione prima degli altri.
think vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (conceive of)escogitare vtr
 He thought of a new way to manufacture pencils.
 Ha escogitato un nuovo modo per fabbricare matite.
think vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (believe)pensare vtr
 I think that war is morally wrong.
 Io penso che la guerra sia moralmente sbagliata.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
thought | think |
abstract thought pensiero astratto
be thought of godere di stima
be thought to be [sth] v (be believed or considered to be [sth])essere considerato vi
before-thought prima considerato adj
creative thought pensiero creativo
deep thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (intense contemplation)pensiero profondo nm
food for thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sth] worth thinking about)  (figurato)stimoli per la mente nmpl
 I'm not saying you should act on this impulse, it's just food for thought.
 Yes, your ideas have certainly given me food for thought!
free thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rationalism)libero pensiero nm
freedom of thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (right to hold beliefs)libertà di pensiero nf
give it a second thought v informal (reconsider or reflect on it)rifletterci vi
  pensarci due volte vi
give thought to v (consider)riflettere su qualcosa vi
happy thought pensiero felice
it might be thought (some people may imagine)si potrebbe pensare che, si può pensare che
 It might be thought that the English are unfriendly, but they are just reserved.
 Si potrebbe pensare che Barbara sia una ragazza snob, ma non è così: è solo molto timida e riservata.
line of thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (train of thinking)linea di pensiero
logical thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rational, coherent thinking)pensiero logico nm
 She was distressed after the accident and incapable of logical thought.
lost in thought immerso nei pensieri
new thought nuovo pensiero
on second thought ripensandoci bene
perish the thought interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (I do not wish even to think about it)che non sia mai detto inter
  Dio non voglia! inter
positive thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (optimistic or cheerful idea)pensiero positivo nm
power of thought potenza del pensiero nf
rational thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (reason, coherent thinking)pensiero razionale nm
school of thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (collective view)scuola di pensiero nf
 There have been several schools of economic thought throughout history.
second thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (attention or consideration)più attenta considerazione nf
thought balloon nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cartoon: balloon showing what [sb] is thinking)  (nuvoletta)fumetto nm
   (fumettistica)nuvoletta nf
thought bubble nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cartoon: balloon showing what [sb] is thinking)  (nuvoletta)fumetto nm
   (fumettistica)nuvoletta nf
thought control (psych.)controllo del pensiero
thought disorder (psych.)confusione mentale
thought experiment nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hypothetical study or question)esperimento mentale nm
thought of adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (taken into consideration)considerato che
thought out
thought-out
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(planned, considered)pianificato agg
Nota: hyphens used when term is an adj before a noun
thought pattern nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (habitual way of thinking)modo di pensare abituale
thought process nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (thinking, train of thought)ragionamento nm
thought provoking
thought-provoking
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(that makes one think)che fa pensare, che fa riflettere
Nota: hyphens used when term is an adj before a noun
thought shower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (brainstorm)brainstorming nm
thought up adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (devised, invented)ideato, inventato agg
thought-out meditato, ponderato nm
thought-provoking stimolare l'interesse
train of thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sequence of ideas)filo del discorso, filo del pensiero nm
 I got confused when I was explaining something; I lost my train of thought.
 Vado in confusione quando sto spiegando qualcosa; perdo il filo del pensiero
well-thought ben studiato
well-thought-of ben studiato
well-thought-out ben progettato
who would have thought it? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (expressing surprise)  (sorpresa)chi l'avrebbe mai detto! inter
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