4 Letters
1 Consonants
3 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use idea as a noun in a sentence.
About Idea
A 2 syllables noun and 4 letters with the letters a, d, e, and i, 1 consonants, 3 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letters de. Idea starts with and ends with a vowel with the starting letters i, id, ide, and the ending characters are a, ea, dea, ..
An approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"
Is idea a scrabble word? A 5 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Idea in Pig Latin is said as "ideaay or ideaway".
i | d | e | a
id | de | ea
ide | dea
Word Gram
Noun Examples
an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth;
"an estimate of what it would cost";
"a rough idea how long it would take"
the content of cognition;
the main thing you are thinking about;
"it was not a good idea";
"the thought never entered my mind"
a personal view;
"he has an idea that we don't like him"
your intention;
what you intend to do;
"he had in mind to see his old teacher";
"the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces"
(music) melodic subject of a musical composition;
"the theme is announced in the first measures";
"the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Idea"

There are 511 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to idea.

Abstract Thought
Act Of Thought
Admonitioncautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger)
Advicea proposal for an appropriate course of action
Advocacyactive support
especially the act of pleading or arguing for something
Affective Meaning
Agencyhow a result is obtained or an end is achieved
"a means of control"
"an example is the best agency of instruction"
"the true way to success"
Agendaa temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
Aggregatethe whole amount

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There are 2 anagrams from idea.

Anagram Definition
Ideaan approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
"an estimate of what it would cost"
"a rough idea how long it would take"
Aidean officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer

View English words with the unique letters used in idea. Words With The Letters Adei


Idea derives from 5 words.

Word Definition
Approximatejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
Estimatea judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
"many factors are involved in any estimate of human life"
"in my estimation the boy is innocent"
Gaugea measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
Guessan estimate based on little or no information
Judgean authority who is able to estimate worth or quality


Idea has 4 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Calculationthe procedure of calculating
determining something by mathematical or logical methods
Computationthe procedure of calculating
determining something by mathematical or logical methods
Figuringproblem solving that involves numbers or quantities
Reckoningthe act of counting
"the counting continued for several hours"


There are 15 hyponyms for idea

Word Definition
Dead Reckoning
Guessan estimate based on little or no information
Guessingan estimate based on little or no information
Guesstimatean estimate that combines reasoning with guessing
Guessworkan estimate based on little or no information
Guestimatean estimate that combines reasoning with guessing
Overestimatea calculation that results in an estimate that is too high
Overestimationa calculation that results in an estimate that is too high
Overratinga calculation that results in an estimate that is too high
Overreckoninga calculation that results in an estimate that is too high

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Names With The Word "Idea"

15 names are spelled with idea.


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The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word idea.

Is idea a scrabble word or can you use idea in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 1009 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 983 games. This 4 letter 5 point scrabble word can be rearranged 24 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, d, e, and i? There's 73 with 6 letters or less with the letters a, d, e, and i. Here is a list of 25 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Denial (6 letters) 7 +2 9 +4 daniel
Zeidae (6 letters) 16 +11 16 +11 zeidae
Elapid (6 letters) 9 +4 11 +6 pleiad
Adelie (6 letters) 7 +2 8 +3 adelie
Ipidae (6 letters) 9 +4 10 +5 ipidae
Apidae (6 letters) 9 +4 10 +5 apidae
Suidae (6 letters) 7 +2 8 +3 suidae
Diadem (6 letters) 10 +5 11 +6 diadem
Diaper (6 letters) 9 +4 10 +5 paired
Enkaid (6 letters) 11 +6 12 +7 enkaid
Idea (4 letters) 5 5 idea
Detail (6 letters) 7 +2 8 +3 dilate
Ideal (5 letters) 6 +1 7 +2 ideal
Median (6 letters) 9 +4 11 +6 maiden
Dative (6 letters) 10 +5 11 +6 dative
Aeneid (6 letters) 7 +2 8 +3 aeneid
Daniel (6 letters) 7 +2 9 +4 daniel
Aside (5 letters) 6 +1 6 +1 aside
Adieu (5 letters) 6 +1 7 +2 adieu
Oneida (6 letters) 7 +2 8 +3 oneida
Tirade (6 letters) 7 +2 7 +2 tirade
Maimed (6 letters) 11 +6 13 +8 maimed
Raider (6 letters) 7 +2 7 +2 raider
Medina (6 letters) 9 +4 11 +6 maiden
Merida (6 letters) 9 +4 10 +5 merida


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