|1.||[ verb ] have the idea for|
|Synonyms:||conceptualise ideate gestate conceptualize|
"He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients" "This library was well conceived"
|Related terms:||create_by_mental_act discover visualise design fantasise preconceive concept conceptualization conceptualization originator gestation|
|2.||[ verb ] judge or regard; look upon; judge|
|Synonyms:||think believe consider|
"I think he is very smart" "I believe her to be very smart" "I think that he is her boyfriend" "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"
|Related terms:||judge see hold feel impute think_of tend rethink think suspect idea consideration|
|3.||[ verb ] (sexuality) become pregnant; undergo conception|
"She cannot conceive" "My daughter was conceived in Christmas Day"
|Related terms:||change_state superfetate copulate|