- to take in; ingest.
Origin of incept
Related Words for inceptedmade, dawning, beginning, inspired, produced, induced, arising, deriving, commencing, created, formed, activated, emanating, generated, issuing, authored, caused, begot, incepted
Examples from the Web for incepted
Historical Examples of incepted
After this he was called to Paris, where he incepted as D.D.
He incepted in June or July, 1518, and half his composition was remitted.
Having secured a reduction of his composition to 4, he incepted on July 9.
Some time after 1245 he became custodian of Oxford; he held the office in 1253 when Thomas of York incepted.
- (of organisms) to ingest (food)
- British (formerly) to take a master's or doctor's degree at a university
- botany a rudimentary organ
Word Origin for incept
1560s, from Latin inceptus, past participle of incipere "to begin" (see inception). Related: Incepted.