thought

 /θɔːt/

For the verb: "to think"

Simple Past: thought
Past Participle: thought

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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.
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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
think [sth],
think that
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(with clause: hold an opinion)pensare vtr
  ritenere vi
 I think that we should take that road.
 Penso che dovremmo prendere quella strada.
think [sth],
think that
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(with clause: believe)pensare, credere vtr
 I think Tom's coming with us. I'll just ask him.
 Penso che Tom venga con noi. Adesso glielo chiedo.
think [sth],
think that
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(intend, determine)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, consider)pensare, riflettere vi
think about [sth] vi + prep (consider)pensare, riflettere vi
 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 about [sth/sb],
think of
vi + prep
(be preoccupied)pensare vtr
 He was saddened, and thought about her situation all the time.
 Era triste e pensava tutto il tempo alla sua situazione.
think about doing [sth],
think of
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(consider possibility)pensare vi
 Don't even think about asking me to do you any more favours!
think of [sth] vi + prep (devise, invent)ideare vtr
  escogitare vtr
 He thought of a new way to manufacture pencils.
 Ha ideato un nuovo modo per fabbricare matite.
think of [sb] as [sth/sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (consider to be)pensare vi
  considerare vtr
 I think of him as my friend.
 Penso a lui come a un mio amico.
 
Additional Translations
think nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (consideration)pensarci vi
  rifletterci vi
 Have a think, and tell me what you want to do.
 Pensaci e fammi sapere cosa intendi fare.
think of doing [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (consider: doing [sth])pensare di, avere in mente di vi
 We're thinking of going to that new Italian restaurant tonight.
 Pensavamo di andare al nuovo ristorante italiano stasera.
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 of [sth/sb] vi + prep (take into account)pensare vi
 You can't leave me! Think of the children!
think [sth] + adj vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (with adjective: regard, consider)  (con aggettivo)ritenere vtr
 He thought it right to pay his taxes.
 Riteneva giusto pagare le tasse.
think [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (remember)ricordare vtr
  ripensare vtr
 Can you think what we did last weekend?
 Ricordi che cosa abbiamo fatto lo scorso fine settimana?
think [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (expect)pensare, credere vtr
  aspettarsi vi
 What do you think will happen?
 Che cosa pensi che succederà?
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
thought | think
a sobering thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (reminder of harsh reality)che fa riflettere agg
 It's a sobering thought that thousands of graduates will never find a job.
 Il fatto che migliaia di laureati non troveranno mai un lavoro è qualcosa che fa riflettere.
abstract thought pensiero astratto
be thought of godere di stima
before-thought prima considerato adj
creative thought pensiero creativo
deep thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (intense contemplation)pensiero profondo nm
 Immersed in deep thought, she didn't hear him call her name.
 Immersa in pensieri profondi non sentì che lui la chiamava.
food for thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sth] worth thinking about)spunto di riflessione nm
  stimolo per una riflessione nm
 Yes, your ideas have certainly given me food for thought!
 Certo, per me le tue idee sono state un ottimo spunto di riflessione!
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)  (diritto)libertà di pensiero nf
 The reason most democracies separate church and state is to insure that every citizen has freedom of thought.
 Il motivo per cui la maggior parte delle democrazie separa il potere statale da quello ecclesiastico è per garantire libertà di pensiero ai propri abitanti.
give it a second thought v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (rethink)pensarci due volte vi
 He dropped what he was doing and went to her without giving it a second thought.
 Ha interrotto quello che stava facendo ed è andato da lei senza pensarci due volte.
give thought to [sth],
give [sth] thought
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(consider)riflettere su qlcs 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,
UK: on second thoughts
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
US (change of mind)ripensandoci, ripensandoci bene vi
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
 Markham and Fishburn belong to very different schools of thought.
 Markham e Fishburn appartengono a scuole di pensiero molto diverse.
a second thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (consideration)riflettere attentamente vi
 Most people don't give a second thought to the problems of the homeless.
 Molte persone non riflettono attentamente sui problemi dei senzatetto.
second thought,
UK: second thoughts
interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
US, informal (change of mind)ripensandoci, ci ho ripensato
  Ripensandoci, credo che non verrò con voi e me ne starò al calduccio di casa.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
thought balloon nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cartoon: bubble 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
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
thought shower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (brainstorm)brainstorming nm
thought to be [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (believed or considered to be [sth])essere considerato vi
 He was thought to be a good student, until he was caught with drugs.
 Era considerato un buono studente finché non è stato trovato con della droga.
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 dei pensieri nm
 I got confused when I was explaining it, and lost my train of thought.
 Sono andato in confusione durante la spiegazione e ho perso il filo del discorso.
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
 Wow, that's really interesting – who would've thought?
 Eh, è proprio interessante. Chi l'avrebbe mai detto!
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