Meaning of line of thought in English:

line of thought


  • A particular way of considering a matter.

    ‘one line of thought is that both sides have far too much to lose’
    • ‘I have a lot of sympathy with this line of thought.’
    • ‘There are two problems with this line of thought.’
    • ‘Following that line of thought, even I might find a way to make a living.’
    • ‘What encouraged him to resume his pursuit was that other researchers had followed similar lines of thought.’
    • ‘However, this line of thought is mistaken.’