Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun brainstorm

1 sense of brainstorm

Sense 1
insight, brainstorm, brainwave -- (the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation)
       => understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy -- (the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb brainstorm

1 sense of brainstorm

Sense 1
brainstorm -- (try to solve a problem by thinking intensely about it)
       => think, cogitate, cerebrate -- (use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere")

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