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Verb: gestate  'jes,teyt [N. Amer], je'steyt [Brit]
  1. Have the idea for
    - conceive, conceptualize, conceptualise [Brit]
  2. Be pregnant with
    "She is gestating his child";
    - have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, expect

Derived forms: gestating, gestated, gestates

See also: preconceived

Type of: bear, birth, create by mental act, create mentally, deliver, give birth, have

Encyclopedia: Gestate