I was transcribing dialogue between me and my friends before I conceived of this as a book.
Did that story change how you conceived of the whole collection?
At first Wales and Sanger conceived of Wikipedia merely as an adjunct to Nupedia, sort of like a feeder product or farm team.
As Lincoln put it, the United States was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Modernism aimed to bring about a new future, and kids were conceived as its population.
Padding back and forth were things which might have been conceived by demons.
Loyalty was conceived as binding one primarily to one's own state.
Or can I persuade him to dream with me of a more living faith than either he or I had as yet conceived as possible?
It was "conceived in mischief and brought forth in iniquity."
So I conceived the idea that it would be better for me to change my position, provided I should find a suitable person.
late 13c., conceiven, "take (seed) into the womb, become pregnant," from stem of Old French conceveir (Modern French concevoir), from Latin concipere (past participle conceptus) "to take in and hold; become pregnant," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + comb. form of capere "to take," from PIE *kap- "to grasp" (see capable). Meaning "take into the mind" is from mid-14c., a figurative sense also found in the Old French and Latin words. Related: Conceived; conceiving.
conceive con·ceive (kən-sēv')
v. con·ceived, con·ceiv·ing, con·ceives
To become pregnant.
To apprehend mentally; to understand.