how to pronounce thought

/θɔːt/

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thought is pronounced in one syllable

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θɔːt

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An example use of thought in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… this was that he thought that the most …”

meanings of thought

noun:

  1. The operation by which such forms arise or are manipulated; the process of thinking; the agency by which thinking is accomplished.
  2. Anxiety, distress.
  3. A way of thinking (associated with a group, nation or region).
  4. Form created in the mind, rather than the forms perceived through the five senses; an instance of thinking.

verb:

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of think.

words with pronunciation similar to thought

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