HyperDic: conceive

English > 3 senses of the word conceive:
VERBcreationconceive, gestate, conceptualize, conceptualisehave the idea for
cognitionconceive, think, believe, considerjudge or regard
bodyconceivebecome pregnant
conceive > pronunciation
Soundskahnsiy'v
Rhymesachieve ... weave: 34 rhymes with iyv...
English > conceive: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningHave the idea for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
ModelDid he conceive his major works over a short period of time?
Examples
  • "He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients"
  • "This library was well conceived"
Synonymsgestate, conceptualize, conceptualise
Narrowerdesignconceive or fashion in the mind
discover, findmake a discovery, make a new finding
preconceiveconceive beforehand
Broadercreate by mental act, create mentallyCreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
Spanishconcebir, idear
Catalanconcebre, conceptualitzar, idear
Participlepreconceived(of an idea or opinion) formed beforehand
Nounsconceiversomeone who creates new things
conceptan abstract or general idea inferred / inferred / inferred / inferred or derived from specific instances
conceptionthe creation of something in the mind
English > conceive: 3 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningjudge or regard; look upon; judge.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"
Synonymsthink, believe, consider
NarrowerfeelHave a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude
holdRemain committed to
rethinkchange one's mind
see, consider, reckon, view, regarddeem to be
thinkdispose the mind in a certain way
think of, repute, know as, be known as, regard as, look upon, look on, esteem, take to belook on as or consider
Broaderevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Spanishconsiderar, creer, opinar, pensar
Catalanconsiderar, creure, pensar
English > conceive: 3 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningBecome pregnant; undergo conception.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Examples
  • "She cannot conceive"
  • "My daughter was conceived in Christmas Day"
Entailscopulate, mate, pair, coupleEngage in sexual intercourse
Entailed byabortterminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
give birth, deliver, bear, birth, haveCause to be born
have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, gestate, expectBe pregnant with
Narrowersuperfetateconceive when a fetus is already present in the uterus
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Spanishconcebir
Catalanconcebir
Adjectivesconceptivecapable of conceiving
Nounsconceptionthe act of becoming pregnant

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