Definition of Conceive

1. Verb. Have the idea for. "Did he conceive his major works over a short period of time?"; "This library was well conceived"




2. Verb. Judge or regard; look upon; judge. "They conceive that there was a traffic accident "; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"

3. Verb. Become pregnant; undergo conception. "My daughter was conceived in Christmas Day"
Specialized synonyms: Superfetate
Generic synonyms: Change State, Turn
Entails: Copulate, Couple, Mate, Pair
Derivative terms: Conception, Conceptive

Definition of Conceive

1. v. t. To receive into the womb and begin to breed; to begin the formation of the embryo of.

2. v. i. To have an embryo or fetus formed in the womb; to breed; to become pregnant.

Definition of Conceive

1. Verb. (transitive) To develop an idea. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To understand someone. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive or transitive) To become pregnant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conceive

1. to understand [v -CEIVED, -CEIVING, -CEIVES] - See also: understand

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conceive

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conceivability
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conceivableness
conceivably
conceive (current term)
conceive of
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concelebrated
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concelebrating
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Literary usage of Conceive

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1. War and peace by Leo Tolstoy, Sergej Prokof'ev, Lev Tolstoj, Mira Mendelson-Prokofieva, Valerij Gerg'ev, Graham Vick, Humphrey Burton, Aleksandr Gergalov, Elena Prokina, Gegam Gregoriam, Olga Borodina, Jurij Marusin, Nikolaj Okhotnikov, Vasilij Gerelo, Irina Bogatjeva, (1904)
"... whom we conceive as taking the lead in that event, was acting in a very different manner from Kutuzov. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"conceive the rod, 1 — 2, to become rigidly attached at p. Then, as 0 — p revolves about 0 with angular velocity W, l — 2 also revolves about p with like ..."

3. The Lancet (1839)
"As [Ле preface and succeeding pages inform us fc* the objects which have been aimed at in ihn treatise are to assert the claim of the : conceive the ..."

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