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noun 
  1. That which exists in the mind as the result of mental activity; a thought or a concept
Ideas won't go to jail."A. Whitney Griswold (1952)
  1. Someone's opinion, belief or conviction that is accepted as true
  2. An intuitive notion; a feeling or hunch
  3. A plan or scheme for doing something, or an intention
  4. (music) A musical theme or melodic subject
(rfc, This section includes terms derived from terms in this list (eg, "ideally" from "ideal") which should be moved out of this table; further, not all terms are derived from "idea": those beginning "ideo-" are certainly not)
Etymology: From Ancient Greek (polytonic, á) (idea) "notion, pattern", from (polytonic, áá) (idein) "to see".


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