[ in-sept ]
/ ɪnˈsɛpt /
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verb (used with object)
to take in; ingest.
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Origin of incept
OTHER WORDS FROM inceptin·cep·tor, noun
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How to use incept in a sentence
He has been the inceptor often, and always a worker, in every public event in the town.Historic Fredericksburg|John T. Goolrick
The proceedings were terminated by a speech delivered by the presiding master in praise of the inceptor.
Causa est quia dicit se plura beneficia a parentibus consequuturum si fuerit inceptor quam non.
British Dictionary definitions for incept
/ (ɪnˈsɛpt) /
(of organisms) to ingest (food)
British (formerly) to take a master's or doctor's degree at a university
botany a rudimentary organ
Derived forms of inceptinceptor, noun
Word Origin for incept
C19: from Latin inceptus begun, attempted, from incipere to begin, take in hand, from in- ² + capere to take
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