Antonyms for concept:
Synonyms for concept:
flavor, commitment, deduction, siege mentality, daydream, wishful thinking, brainwave, delusion, postulate, line, philosophy, bandwagon, superstructure, expectation, truth, tenet, ideal, thread, fallacy, meeting ground, doctrine, message, old wives' tale, universal, reverie, eccentricity, shibboleth, nostrum, illusion, word, reference point, doublethink, echo.
Sense 1 (noun)
theory, thought, abstraction, observation, intellection, conception, inspiration, reflection, design, image, notion, hypothesis, perception, supposition, ideation, brainstorm, impression, vision, inkling, consideration, plan.
principle, essay, issue, assumption, opinion, paradigm, text, idea, basis, conjecture, consideration, assertion, inference, dissertation, contention, argument, point, axiom, problem, theorem, thesis, presumption, hypothesis, theme, motif, exposition, query, belief, position, matter, subject, statement, topic, question, premise, postulation.
Usage examples for concept:
- In one such instance he spoke on his concept of the spiritual life, considering the great thing in man to be his soul, and pointing out that the journey is superior to the road in the realization of man's destiny. - "Frank H. Nelson of Cincinnati", Warren C. Herrick.
- A concept, this, born of the brains of logical Don Quixotes. - "Nature Mysticism", J. Edward Mercer.
- But to call it a concept might suggest that it is only the conception through which we represent to ourselves the variety in unity of the organism. - "Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind", Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.