verb (used with object), con·ceived, con·ceiv·ing.
verb (used without object), con·ceived, con·ceiv·ing.
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It was while taking one of Goldman’s theater classes that “Here I Am” was conceived.An innovative Georgetown lab looks to theater to quell political fires|Peter Marks|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
In this radical new paradigm, robots are conceived and born rather than designed and manufactured.
As for people breastfeeding or hoping to get pregnant, Afshar says it’s totally okay to get the vaccine whenever it becomes available, and there’s no reason to wait to start trying to conceive or begin fertility treatments.Pregnant people can—and should—get vaccinated against COVID-19|Sara Kiley Watson|February 3, 2021|Popular Science
Originally conceived as a “small house”, it started morphing into a “huge palace,” Kolesnikov tells Navalny in the video.The Inside Story of How Alexey Navalny Uncovered Putin's $1.3 Billion Palace|Madeline Roache|January 29, 2021|Time
However we conceive of “us,” we have ample grounds for humility.Madeleine Albright: 'Us vs. Them' Thinking Is Tearing America Apart. But Here's Why I'm Still Hopeful About the Future|Madeleine Albright|January 15, 2021|Time
“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
He even claims that hen partridges conceive just by smelling the scent of males.
These military men find it hard to conceive that there might be no real policy at all.
He also sounds better than the crossover children he helped conceive.I'm Not Country or Pop. I'm Just Pure Garth Brooks.|David Masciotra|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
But these were to him things so obvious that he could not conceive any reasonable person doubting them.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Behold a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son and his name shall be called Emmanuel.
You shall conceive heat, you shall bring forth stubble: your breath as fire shall devour you.
I conceive that the strictest union of affection is requisite to conjugal felicity.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Let us enlarge our minds to grasp it, that we may, to some extent at least, conceive its greatness and appreciate its beauties.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward