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notion /ˈnəʊʃən $ ˈnoʊ-/ noun [countable]

(notional) تصور ، اندیشه ، نظریه ، خیال ، ادراک ، فکری ، مفهوم ، روانشناسی: فکر
کامپیوتر: مفهوم

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- idea, belief, concept, impression, inkling, opinion, sentiment, view
- whim, caprice, desire, fancy, impulse, inclination, wish
English Thesaurus: idea, thought, impression, inspiration, brainwave, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

notion W3 AC /ˈnəʊʃən $ ˈnoʊ-/ noun [countable]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin; Origin: notio, from notus; notice2]

1. an idea, belief, or opinion
notion of
misguided notions of male superiority
The traditional notion of marriage goes back thousands of years.
She had only a vague notion of what she wanted to do.
notion that
the notion that human beings are basically good
She had no notion what he meant.
accept/challenge/reject etc a notion
They reject the notion of group guilt.

2. notions [plural] American English small things such as thread and buttons that are used for sewing

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. absurd, peculiar, ridiculous | hazy, vague | faintest, foggiest I haven't the faintest notion how to get there.
romantic | accepted, conventional, traditional | preconceived | general There seems to be a general notion that nothing can be done about the problem.
simple, simplistic
VERB + NOTION have He's got some vague notion that people will be queueing up to finance the project.
reject | accept | support | dispel We must dispel this notion that you can rely on the state for everything.
PREP. ~ of They have come to reject the traditional notion of womanhood.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


have a notion
He didn’t have a clear notion of what he had to do.
accept a notion
Probably 95% of scientists now accept the notion that human activity is causing climate change.
support a notion
There is no evidence to support the notion that girls are treated better than boys in school.
reinforce a notion (=make an idea stronger or easier to believe)
The research reinforces the notion that fathers have an important role in their children’s lives.
challenge/dispute a notion
Copernicus challenged the notion that the sun goes around the earth.
reject/dismiss a notion
Aristotle rejected the notion that the body and the soul are separate.
a vague notion (=an unclear idea)
He had only a vague notion of what might happen next.
an absurd/ridiculous notion
They had the ridiculous notion that they could make a living from singing.
a simple notion
You cannot rate the project according to a simple notion of ‘value for money’: there are too many factors involved.
an abstract notion
In art, how can you represent abstract notions such as peace or justice?
a romantic notion (=one that is based on how you want something to be, not how it is in real life)
He rejected the romantic notion of rugby as a game for gentlemen.
a preconceived notion (=an idea that you have before you have enough knowledge or experience)
The police were accused of twisting the evidence to meet their preconceived notion of his guilt.
an accepted/received notion (=an idea that most people believe)
These women challenged accepted notions of female roles in society.
the whole notion of something (=used to emphasize that you are talking about a lot of related ideas, not just one specific idea)
The movie makes us question the whole notion of what makes a hero.
not have the faintest/foggiest notion (=not know or understand something at all)
He had not the foggiest notion how far he might have to walk.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: half a mind also half a notion , take into one's head or take a notion

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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