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

5 senses of theme

Sense 1
subject, topic, theme -- (the subject matter of a conversation or discussion; "he didn't want to discuss that subject"; "it was a very sensitive topic"; "his letters were always on the theme of love")
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

Sense 2
theme, motif -- (a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work; "it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme")
       => 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")

Sense 3
theme, melodic theme, musical theme, idea -- ((music) melodic subject of a musical composition; "the theme is announced in the first measures"; "the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it")
       => tune, melody, air, strain, melodic line, line, melodic phrase -- (a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven")

Sense 4
composition, paper, report, theme -- (an essay (especially one written as an assignment); "he got an A on his composition")
       => essay -- (an analytic or interpretive literary composition)

Sense 5
root, root word, base, stem, theme, radical -- ((linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem")
       => form, word form, signifier, descriptor -- (the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something; "the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached")

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

1 sense of theme

Sense 1
theme -- (provide with a particular theme or motive; "the restaurant often themes its menus")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

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