- a principal melodic subject in a musical composition.
- a short melodic subject from which variations are developed.
verb (used with object), themed, them·ing.
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Origin of theme
synonym study for theme
OTHER WORDS FROM themethemeless, adjectivesubtheme, noun
Example sentences from the Web for theme
So those themes, as you understood, are driven into a better world.Leveraging collective intelligence and AI to benefit society|Jason Sparapani|November 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Two additional themes made the list of progressing towards a cyborg future.
In August, Anheuser-Busch posted a splashy job listing looking to bring on three creatives to make “fire” Bud Lite Seltzer-themed image macros.
Hill may prefer to call his entrees “meat and three,” in keeping with the Southern theme, but several of his mains are barbecue in everything but name.
The county’s holiday colors should really be yellow and red because that’s the theme carried by water quality warnings pockmarking the coast from Oceanside to Imperial Beach via San Diego County’s beach test results site.Environment Report: Coastal Neighborhoods Supported Measure E Least|MacKenzie Elmer|November 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
British Dictionary definitions for theme
Derived forms of themethemeless, adjective
Word Origin for theme
Cultural definitions for theme
A central idea in a piece of writing or other work of art: “The theme of desperation is found throughout his novels.” Also a short composition assigned to a student as a writing exercise.