Definitions: (noun) A theme is a general idea that runs through a conversation, story, group of images, piece of music, etc.
Examples: (noun) Your essay should stick to the theme of the essay task topic. (noun) The American novel focusses on themes of male companionship and confrontation with death.
Synonyms: nouns: idea, subject, topic.
Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 8 E