HyperDic: gestate

English > 2 senses of the word gestate:
VERBcreationgestate, conceive, conceptualize, conceptualisehave the idea for
bodygestate, have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, expectbe pregnant with
gestate > pronunciation
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > gestate: 2 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningHave the idea for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsconceive, 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
Nounsgestationthe conception and development of an idea or plan
English > gestate: 2 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningBe pregnant with.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymshave a bun in the oven, bear, carry, expect
EntailsconceiveBecome pregnant
Entailed bycarry to termcarry out a pregnancy
Broadergive birth, deliver, bear, birth, haveCause to be born
Similar toexpectlook forward to the birth of a child
give birth, deliver, bear, birth, haveCause to be born
Spanishaguardar, esperar
Nounsgestationthe state of being pregnant
gestationthe period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)

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