food for thought

food for thought
noun
anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking (Freq. 2)
Hypernyms: ↑content, ↑cognitive content, ↑mental object
Hyponyms: ↑pabulum

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food for thought phrase
something that makes you think a lot about a particular subject

Thanks for your comments – they have given us plenty of food for thought.

Thesaurus: general words for information, news and factssynonym
Main entry: food

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something that warrants serious consideration

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food for thought
: something that should be thought about or considered carefully

The unexpected test results have given us food for thought.

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Main Entry:food
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food for thought — see food
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Main Entry:thought

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food for ˈthought idiom
an idea that makes you think seriously and carefully

The programme certainly provides plenty of food for thought.

Main entry:foodidiom

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  • food for thought — {n. phr.} Something to think about or worth thinking about; something that makes you think. * /The teacher told John that she wanted to talk to his father, and that gave John food for thought./ * /There is much food for thought in this book./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • food for thought — {n. phr.} Something to think about or worth thinking about; something that makes you think. * /The teacher told John that she wanted to talk to his father, and that gave John food for thought./ * /There is much food for thought in this book./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • food for thought — If something is food for thought, it is worth thinking about or considering seriously …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • food for thought — ► food for thought something that warrants serious consideration. Main Entry: ↑food …   English terms dictionary

  • Food For Thought — est un album musical du guitariste Carlos Santana paru en 2004. Cet album, uniquement disponible sur le site officiel de l artiste, a été produit au profit de l association Milagro Foundition présidée par Deborah Santana sa femme. Plusieurs… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • food for thought —    If something is food for thought, it is worth thinking about or considering seriously.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If something give you food for thought, it makes you think seriously about a particular subject.     The documentary …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • food\ for\ thought — n. phr. Something to think about or worth thinking about; something that makes you think. The teacher told John that she wanted to talk to his father, and that gave John food for thought. There is much food for thought in this book …   Словарь американских идиом

  • food for thought — something worth thinking about seriously. Thanks for your suggestion it gave us lots of food for thought …   New idioms dictionary

  • food for thought — something that makes you think a lot about a particular subject Thanks for your comments – they have given us plenty of food for thought …   English dictionary

  • food for thought — ideas worth considering, interesting suggestions    Your comments on Quebec have given me food for thought …   English idioms

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