Definition of 'theme'

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Hotel guests are also able to get into the theme park one hour before the general public. The Sun (2017)The key theme of your chart is transformation. The Sun (2017)But there was one unifying theme. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The film is a swirling mass of themes, ideas and incident. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The sci-fi focuses on a theme park where fantasies can be lived out. The Sun (2016)It has a vast structure, built from great slabs of musical ideas, themes and textures. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Helping older people to work for longer was a key theme of the conference. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Its main theme is not so much succumbing to vice as resisting it. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Genetic technologies are central to this theme. Christianity Today (2000)The seasons may change but one racing theme unites the codes. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Images and themes from them haunt dreams and influence our perceptions of the world. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This remains a dominant theme in current works. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Theme parks were a big part of my childhood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So has he no idea what the theme of his show will be? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Those at the literary end of things are rather depressed about the bad writing and base themes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The same goes for the theme music. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The first common theme is a profound sense of entrepreneurship. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The committee will continue to focus its questions on key themes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The natural history theme is one of the most popular trends in interiors stores this year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The sound of the theme tune can bring me out in recovered acne syndrome to this day. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Each one is arranged with a theme. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Contemporary luxury is a central theme in all the autumn ranges. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That sense of fading glory is one of the themes that knits the stories together. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Handy for theme parks and historical sights? The Sun (2011)This is scarcely a new theme in my writing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The dominant theme was the art and architecture of Versailles. Amanda Mackenzie Stuart Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)With a buoyant melody, the main theme is easy to learn and remember. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Firstly, they contain the sources for many of the ideas, themes and plots of the operas. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

Synonyms of 'theme'

motif, leitmotif, recurrent image, unifying idea

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Translations for 'theme'

British English: theme /θiːm/ NOUN
A theme in a piece of writing, a discussion, or a work of art is an important idea or subject in it.
The book's central theme is power.
  • American English: theme
  • Arabic: مَوْضُوع
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tema
  • Chinese: 主题
  • Croatian: tema
  • Czech: téma
  • Danish: tema
  • Dutch: thema
  • European Spanish: tema Arte
  • Finnish: teema
  • French: thème
  • German: Thema
  • Greek: κεντρική ιδέα
  • Italian: tema
  • Japanese: テーマ
  • Korean: 주제
  • Norwegian: tema
  • Polish: temat
  • European Portuguese: tema
  • Romanian: temă
  • Russian: тема
  • Spanish: tema
  • Swedish: tema
  • Thai: หัวข้อ
  • Turkish: konu
  • Ukrainian: тема
  • Vietnamese: chủ đề


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