Synonyms of 'theme'
1 motifDictionary, leitmotif, recurrent image
The need to strengthen the family has become a recurrent theme.
2 subjectDictionary, idea, topic
The novel's central theme is the conflict between men and women.
It was I who first raised the subject of plastic surgery.
They offer tips on topics such as home safety.
This conflict forms the matter of the play.
His work served as the text of secret debates.
His central thesis is that crime is up because children do not learn self-control.
the keynotes of their foreign policy
He related the gist of his conversation to us.
through-line (Australian , US , Canadian)
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Write a composition on the subject `What I Did on My Holidays'.
A dissertation is a long formal piece of writing on a particular subject, especially for a university degree.
He is currently writing a dissertation.
Thesaurus for theme from the Collins English Thesaurus
A theme in a piece of writing , a talk , or a discussion is an important idea or subject that runs through it.