1. Predmet, osnovna misao, glavna misao (govora, spisa itd.);
2. Pismeni zadatak, predmet koji treba pismeno obraditi;
3. muz. Osnovna misao (ili glavna misao) jednog muzičkog dela, motiv koji služi kao osnova za varijacije;
4. Naziv za vojno-administrativne oblasti, na koje je bilo podeljeno Vizantijsko carstvo od početka VII veka.
ETYM French motif, Late Lat. motivum, from motivus moving, from Latin movere, motum, to move. Related to Move.
1. That which moves or motivates.
2. A reason for acting; SYN. incentive, incitement, inducement, reason, spur, stimulus, cause, motive, inducement, reason.
ETYM From Latin subjectus, through an old form of French sujet. Related to Subject.
1. The subject matter of a conversation or discussion; SYN. topic, theme.
2. Something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation; SYN. content, depicted object.
3. A person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation; SYN. case, guinea pig.
Sinonimi: motif | melodic theme | musical theme | idea
ETYM Old Eng. teme, Old Fren. teme, French thčme, Latin thema, Greek, from stellein to set, place. Related to Do, Thesis.
1. A unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or artistic work; SYN. motif.
2. Melodic subject of a musical composition; SYN. melodic theme, musical theme, idea.
In music, a basic melody or musical figure, which often occurs with variations.
ETYM Latin, from Greek, to place, set. Related to Do, Anathema, Apothecary, Epithet, Hypothesis, Parenthesis, Theme, Tick a cover.
In musical analysis, a term borrowed from Greek poetry, denoting a stressed beat (downbeat), usually in comparison with or reference to an arsis, or unstressed beat (upbeat). In German usage, “arsis” and “thesis” have opposite meanings to the original Greek and English words.
(Irregular plural: theses).
An unproved statement put forward as a premise in an argument.
ETYM French topiques, pl., Latin topica the title of a work of Aristotle, Greek topika, from topikos of or for place, concerning topoi, or commonplaces, from topos a place.
Some situation or event that is thought about; SYN. subject, issue, matter.