Have A Notion

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  1. To have an inclination or intention that is moderate, irresolute, or indefinite (but often one that was motivated by a specific unpleasant experience). My flight home was so terrible, I have half a notion to write a letter to the airline company and complain. We set out on the road with only half a notion as to where we would go!
  2. Notion meaning: 1. A belief or idea: 2. Cloth, pins, thread, etc. Used for sewing, or a shop or a department of a.

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no·tion

(nō′shən)

“On Notion, everything is in one place and everyone can find what they need on their own. We have cut down on interruptions, and stayed more focused on priorities.

n.
1. A belief or opinion: had an old-fashioned notion of what qualities were most important in a mate.
2. A mental image; an idea or conception: Do you have any notion of what I'm referring to? See Synonyms at idea.
3. An impulse or whim: I suddenly had the notion of walking by the river.
4. notions Small lightweight items for household use, such as needles, buttons, and thread.
[Middle English nocioun, concept, from Latin nōtiō, nōtiōn-, from nōtus, known, past participle of nōscere, to get to know; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.]
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notion

(ˈnəʊʃən) n
2. an idea, concept, or opinion
[C16: from Latin nōtiō a becoming acquainted (with), examination (of), from noscere to know]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

no•tion

(ˈnoʊ ʃən)
n.
1. a general, vague, or imperfect conception or idea.
3. a conception or idea: his notion of democracy.
5. notions, small articles, as buttons, thread, or ribbon, displayed together for sale.
[1560–70; < Latin nōtiō examination, idea <nō-, base of nōscere to come to know (see notify)]
syn: See idea.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Noun1.notion - a vague idea in which some confidence is placed; 'his impression of her was favorable'; 'what are your feelings about the crisis?'; 'it strengthened my belief in his sincerity'; 'I had a feeling that she was lying'
impression, belief, feeling, opinion
idea, thought - the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; 'it was not a good idea'; 'the thought never entered my mind'
presence - the impression that something is present; 'he felt the presence of an evil force'
effect - an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived); 'he just did it for effect'
first blush - at the first glimpse or impression; 'at first blush the idea possesses considerable intuitive appeal but on closer examination it fails'
hunch, suspicion, intuition - an impression that something might be the case; 'he had an intuition that something had gone wrong'
2.notion - a general inclusive concept
concept, conception, construct - an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
mumpsimus - a traditional notion that is obstinately held although it is unreasonable; 'he still holds to the old mumpsimus that a woman's place is in the kitchen'
3.notion - an odd or fanciful or capricious idea; 'the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories'; 'he had a whimsy about flying to the moon'; 'whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it'
idea, thought - the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; 'it was not a good idea'; 'the thought never entered my mind'
4.notion - (usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items; 'buttons and needles are notions'
article - one of a class of artifacts; 'an article of clothing'
ribbon - notion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming
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notion

noun
1.idea, view, opinion, belief, concept, impression, judgment, sentiment, conception, apprehension, inkling, mental image or picture, pictureI disagree with the notion that violence on TV causes acts of violence in society.He has a realistic notion of his capabilities.
2.whim, wish, desire, fancy, impulse, inclination, capriceI had a whimsical notion to fly off to Rio that night.
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notion

noun1. Something believed or accepted as true by a person:
belief, conviction, feeling, idea, mind, opinion, persuasion, position, sentiment, view.
2. That which exists in the mind as the product of careful mental activity:
concept, conception, idea, image, perception, thought.
3. An impulsive, often illogical turn of mind:
bee, boutade, caprice, conceit, fancy, freak, humor, impulse, megrim, vagary, whim, whimsy.
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představachuťnápadnázorpojem
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Have A Notion

notion

Have A Similar Notion Crossword

[ˈnəʊʃən]N
1. (= idea) → ideaf; (= view) → opiniónf, nociónf; (= whim) → caprichom
I have a notion thattengo la ideade que ...
I had no notion that he was planning to leaveno tenía ni ideade quetuvierapensadomarcharse
to have no notion ofno tener ni idea de
I haven't the slightest notionno tengo ni idea
to have a notion to do sthestar inclinado a hacer algo
2.notions (Sew) → artículosmpl de mercería, merceríaf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

notion

[ˈnəʊʃən]n
(= belief) → notionf
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notion

n
(= idea, thought)Ideef; (= conception)Vorstellungf, → Ideef; (= vague knowledge)Ahnungf; (= opinion)Meinungf, → Ansichtf; I haven’t the foggiest(inf)or slightest notion (of what he means)ich habe keine Ahnungornicht die leisesteAhnung(, was er meint); I have no notion of timeich habe überhaupt kein Zeitgefühl; to give somebody notionsjdn auf GedankenorIdeenbringen; that gave me the notion of inviting herdas brachte mich auf die Ideeor den Gedanken, sie einzuladen; where did you get the notionor what gave you the notion that I …?wie kommst du denn auf die Idee, dass ich …?; he got the notion (into his head) that she wouldn’t help himirgendwie hat er sich(dat)eingebildet, sie würde ihm nichthelfen; I have a notion that …ich habe den Verdacht, dass …
(= whim)Ideef; to have a notion to do somethingLust haben, etw zu tun; if he gets a notion to do something, nothing can stop himwenn er sich(dat)etwas in denKopfgesetzt hat, kann ihn keiner davon abhalten; she has some strange notionssie kommtmanchmal auf seltsameIdeenorGedanken; I hit (up)on or suddenly had the notion of going to see hermir kamplötzlich die Idee, sie zu besuchen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

notion

[ˈnəʊʃn]n
a.idea; (concept) → nozionef
to have no notion of time → non avere la nozione del tempo
I haven't the slightest or foggiest notion → non ho la più pallidaidea
I have no notion of what you mean → non ho la più vagaidea di cosa tu voglia dire
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

notion

(ˈnəuʃən) noun
1. understanding. I've no notion what he's talking about. begrip, idee فَهْم، مَفْهوم схващане noção ponětí der Begriff begreb ιδέαnoción aim انديشه käsitys idéeמושג धारणा pojam fogalom pengertian hugmynd idea 理解 이해, 개념 supratimas priekšstats tahu ideeforestilling, idépojęcie فكر،توجه noção idee; noţi­une понятие poňatie pojem razumevanje aning, begrepp ความเข้าใจ fikir, bilgi 理解 поняття; уявлення سمجھ khái niệm 理解
2. an uncertain belief; an idea. He has some very odd notions. idee فِكْرَه понятие noção názor, představa die Vorstellung idé άποψη, αντίληψηidea, concepto arusaam نظريه ajatus idéeרעיון विचार, बोध ideja elképzelés gagasan hugmynd, skoðun idea, opinione 考え 허황한 생각 pažiūra, idėja uzskats tanggapan ideeoppfatning, innfall mniemanie, pogląd اند،رايه noção idee; părere идея predstava, názor ideja gledište idé, infall ความเชื่อ düşünce, fikir 觀念,想法 поняття; погляд غير يقيني فکر، رائے quan điểm 观念,想法
3. a desire for something or to do something. He had a sudden notion to visit his aunt. idee, ingewing رَغْبَه прищявка desejo chuť, nápad die Neigung lyst διάθεση για κτ. idea kavatsus فکرى päähänpisto idéeרצון उद्देश्य hir kedv keinginan löngun, hugdetta voglia, capriccio 意向 의향, 의사 ketinimas nodoms rasa ingin grillystkaprys فكرى desejo idee желание chuť ideja želja lust ความต้องการ istek, arzu 心血來潮 намір خواہش ý kiến 突然的念头,奇想,意图
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have half a notion to (do something)

To have an inclination or intention that is moderate, irresolute, or indefinite (but often one that was motivated by a specific unpleasant experience). My flight home was so terrible, I have half a notion to write a letter to the airline company and complain.We set out on the road with only half a notion as to where we would go!

labor under (something)

To live, function, or operate while believing something or holding an assumption of some kind, especially something that is not or may not be true. We all labored under the assumption that we would be getting paid overtime, so we all nearly quit when we realized that wasn't the caseThese politicians want us all to labor under the notion that they're our friends, looking out for our interests first and foremost.

not have the faintest (notion)

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To have no knowledge or understanding about something. He doesn't have the faintest notion how hard it is to run a business.A: 'Do you know where the car keys are?' B: 'I don't have the faintest, sorry.'
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not have the foggiest notion

To have no knowledge or understanding about something. He doesn't have the foggiest notion how hard it is to run a business.A: 'Do you know where the car keys are?' B: 'I don't have the foggiest notion. Sorry.'

pale at the notion of (something)

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To be made fearful, nervous, or sickened by thinking about something happening. I know that David pales at the notion of flying in an airplane.We paled at the notion of shutting down the company that our great-great-grandfather created.

run away with the idea

To take a fantastical or unrealistic idea as something that is definitely true or destined to happen. His book appeared on a local bestseller list, and now he's run away with the idea of being a famous author.Local tabloids are running away with the idea of the mayor being a part of a big conspiracy.

run away with the notion

To take a fantastical or unrealistic idea as something that is definitely true or destined to happen. His book appeared on a local bestseller list, and now he's run away with the notion of being a famous author.Local tabloids are running away with the notion of the mayor being a part of a big conspiracy.

the foggiest notion

A basic, vague, or rudimentary knowledge or understanding (about something). Often used in negative constructions. A: 'Do you know where the car keys are?' B: 'I haven't the foggiest notion. Sorry.'Do you have the foggiest notion how much this mistake is going to cost the company?Even though I could speak a little Japanese, I could only pretend to have the foggiest notion what the woman was talking about.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

have half a notion to do something

and have half a mind to do something
Fig. to have almost decided to do something, especially something unpleasant. I have half a mind to go off and leave you here.The cook had half a notion to serve cold chicken.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

run aˈway with the idea/notion

(spoken) believe something that is not true: Don’t run away with the idea that you’re going to be famous just because you’ve appeared on television once.
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