Theme(?), n. [OE. teme, OF. teme, F. thme, L. thema, Gr. , fr. to set, place. See Do, and cf. Thesis.] 1. A subject or topic on which a person writes or speaks; a proposition for discussion or argument; a text.
My theme is alway one and ever was.Chaucer.
And when a soldier was the theme, my nameShak.
Was not far off.
2. Discourse on a certain subject.
Then ran repentance and rehearsed his theme.Piers Plowman.
It was the subject of my theme.Shak.
3. A composition or essay required of a pupil.
(Gram.) A noun or verb, not modified by inflections; also, that part of a noun or verb which remains unchanged (except by euphonic variations) in declension or conjugation; stem.
5. That by means of which a thing is done; means; instrument.
(Mus.) The leading subject of a composition or a movement.
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