English translation of मत
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Definitions and Translations
mn/mata, mat, mta, mt/
1. creed countable noun
A creed is a set of beliefs or principles that influence the way people live or work.
⇒ ...their creed of self-help.
2. doctrine variable noun
A doctrine is a set of principles or beliefs.
⇒ ...religious doctrine.
3. idea countable noun
Your idea of something is your belief about what it is like or what it should be like.
⇒ This was his idea of a good present. ⇒ Everyone has their own ideas about how to bring up children. ⇒ The theory supports the idea that there are many other solar systems.
4. notion countable noun
A notion is a belief or idea.
⇒ ...the notion that life might exist on other planets.
5. opinion uncountable noun
You can refer to the beliefs or views that people have as opinion.
⇒ Scientific opinion is divided over the health risks.
6. persuasion countable noun
If you are of a particular political or religious persuasion, you have that political or religious belief. [formal]
7. say singular noun
If you have a say in something, you have the right to give your opinion and influence decisions. When you have your say, you use this right or give your opinion.
⇒ The public should have a say in this matter.
8. school (in phrases)
A school of thought is a theory or opinion shared by a group of people.
⇒ There are three main schools of thought on how the money should be spent.
9. theory countable noun
If you have a theory about something, you have your own opinion about it which you cannot prove but which you think is true.
⇒ My theory is that there are too many of us in the city.
10. view countable noun
Your views on something are the opinions or beliefs that you have about it.
⇒ We have similar views on the matter. ⇒ I take the view that she should resign as soon as possible. ⇒ In my view things won't change.
11. viewpoint countable noun
Someone's viewpoint is the way they think about things in general or about a particular thing.
⇒ The novel is written from the girl's viewpoint.
12. voice countable noun
You can use voice to refer to someone's opinion on a particular topic.
⇒ All voices must be heard, both pro and con.
13. vote countable noun
A vote is a choice made by a particular person or group in a meeting or an election.
⇒ He walked to the local polling centre to cast his vote. ⇒ Mr Reynolds was re-elected by 102 votes to 60. ⇒ They took a vote and decided not to do it.
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Translation of मत from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary