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Verb: conceive  kun'seev
  1. Have the idea for
    "He conceived of a robot that would help paralysed patients"; "This library was well conceived";
    - gestate, conceptualize, conceptualise [Brit]
     
  2. Judge or regard; look upon
    "The racist conceives such people to be inferior";
    - think, believe, consider
     
  3. Become pregnant; undergo conception
    "She cannot conceive"; "My daughter was conceived on Christmas Day"

Derived forms: conceived, conceiving, conceives

See also: preconceived

Type of: change state, create by mental act, create mentally, evaluate, judge, pass judgment, turn

Encyclopedia: Conceive