English Synonyms and Antonyms
A topic (Greek topos, place) is a head of discourse. Since a topic for discussion is often stated in the form of a question, question has come to be extensively used to denote a debatable topic, especially of a practical nature — an issue; as, the labor question; the temperance question. In deliberative assemblies a proposition presented or moved for acceptance is called a motion, and such a motion or other matter for consideration is known as the question, since it is or may be stated in interrogative form to be answered by each member with a vote of "aye" or "no;" a member is required to speak to the question; the chairman puts the question. In speaking or writing the general subject or theme may be termed the topic, tho it is more usual to apply the latter term to the subordinate divisions, points, or heads of discourse; as, to enlarge on this topic would carry me too far from my subject; a pleasant drive will suggest many topics for conversation.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
subject, topic, themenoun
the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
"he didn't want to discuss that subject"; "it was a very sensitive topic"; "his letters were always on the theme of love"
national, paper, content, topic, radical, composition, subject, issue, motif, discipline, base, case, subject area, musical theme, matter, root word, depicted object, study, stem, guinea pig, report, melodic theme, idea, subject field, root, field, field of study, bailiwick
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
"it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme"
theme, melodic theme, musical theme, ideanoun
(music) melodic subject of a musical composition
"the theme is announced in the first measures"; "the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it"
composition, paper, report, themenoun
an essay (especially one written as an assignment)
"he got an A on his composition"
make-up, idea, subject, base, piece, paper, report card, physical composition, makeup, radical, musical theme, report, study, typography, root, news report, reputation, authorship, topic, written report, newspaper publisher, piece of music, newspaper, penning, melodic theme, composition, story, motif, stem, root word, constitution, write up, composing, writing, opus, account, musical composition
root, root word, base, stem, theme, radicalverb
(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
"thematic vowels are part of the stem"
al-Qaeda, idea, groundwork, al-Qaida, ascendent, base, substructure, composition, paper, fundament, motif, prow, ascendant, basis, group, understructure, shank, stalk, nucleotide, report, foundation, etymon, radical, root, subject, floor, bow, fore, topic, free radical, melodic theme, source, ancestor, foot, antecedent, musical theme, infrastructure, alkali, cornerstone, origin, pedestal, home, rootage, tooth root, stem, base of operations, radix, root word, stand, stem turn, solution, beginning, chemical group, al-Qa'ida, bag
provide with a particular theme or motive
"the restaurant often themes its menus"
a subject for a work of literature or music.Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019
Dictionary of English Synonymes
How to use theme in a sentence?
The President has told me, 'Kelly, go do it. We need to protect the Southern border in any way that makes sense,' the President knows that I'm looking at variations on the theme, and I have no doubt that when I go back to him and say, 'Wall makes sense here, high-tech fencing makes sense over here, technology makes sense over here,' I have no doubt he'll tell me to go do it.
For one thing, it's almost absolute proof of what I have been saying for last couple years now, that the Republican Party's trying to drive conservatives out of the party, Limbaugh said on his show Wednesday. But I think it's more than that. It's certainly that, but her speech last night sort of expanded the theme of who is and who isn't qualified to be a Republican, and the Republican Party is still anti-conservative.
They want to turn us into a theme park, a place you close the doors on at night because no-one lives there.
Volatility has been the theme of the year, and people are getting used to it.
Every day Oregonians can see that President Donald Trump is taking on the big problems and making the economy a huge success. This provides a powerful contrast between the policies we hear about from the 2020 Democratic presidential field, and the promises kept and success delivered by President Donald Trump. Oregon continues to be home to a growing number of forgotten men and women, especially in rural Oregon, a major theme of President Donald Trump campaign since 2016.
Translations for theme
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- tema, themaSpanish
- تم, موضوعPersian
- aihe, puheenaihe, teema, vartaloFinnish
- נושא, ערכת נושאHebrew
- stef, þema, temaIcelandic
- テーマ, 主題曲, 主題Japanese
- 테마, 주제, 主題Korean
- ThemaLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- marau, kaupapa, tāhuhu, tāhūMāori
- chủ đề, 主題Vietnamese
Get even more translations for theme »
Find a translation for the theme synonym in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)