[verb ahy-dee-eyt, ahy-dee-eyt; noun ahy-dee-eyt, ahy-dee-it]
- to form an idea, thought, or image of.
- to form ideas; think.
Origin of ideate
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Examples from the Web for ideated
Its appeal is to our freedom, and the duty is ideated before it is performed.Theoretical Ethics
That premise works both ways, dear lady, Jrann-Pttt ideated.Collector's Item
Evelyn E. Smith
He saw she had the capacity for deep and excited interest in truth, an emotional love for ideated experience.An Anarchist Woman
And occasionally the one ideated object was felt to exert an influence over the other.
- (tr) to form or have an idea of; to imagine or conceive
C17: from Medieval Latin ideat- formed as an idea, from ideare, from Greek idea model, pattern, notion
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Word Origin and History for ideated
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