verb (used with object), con·ceived, con·ceiv·ing.
verb (used without object), con·ceived, con·ceiv·ing.
Origin of conceive
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“The issue was how to conceive what the show was going to look and feel like,” says McKenzie.Ben McKenzie’s Journey From Reluctant Teen Idol on ‘The O.C.’ to Sheriff of ‘Gotham’|Marlow Stern|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These military men find it hard to conceive that there might be no real policy at all.
Last year, as I began to conceive a novel, set in shadowy Istanbul, about the sale of a gray market antiquity worth millions.Writing a Novel: Even Making It Up Requires Research|Ridley Pearson|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Did you conceive of that look yourself, and how did you arrive at that look?Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel on ‘Sex Tape,’ Awkward Sexual Positions, and High-Fiving in Bed|Marlow Stern|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She also suggested that the government should help Japanese women who have fertility issues to conceive children.
There is a peaceful company among these hills, respected by all who conceive them aright.Slain By The Doones|R. D. Blackmore
My friend, it is impossible to conceive, even faintly, of the change that will come over us towards the meaning of life.The Blue Germ|Martin Swayne
For what can we conceive of that first Eden which we might not yet win back, if we chose?Modern Painters, Volume V (of 5)|John Ruskin
The object of my life has been to secure the greatest amount of pleasure--that being the best thing of which we can conceive.Zenobia|William Ware
This presents difficulties to us, if we conceive that there was a time when conscious beings did not exist.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy|W. T. Stace