recept

[ ree-sept ]
/ ˈri sɛpt /
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noun

an idea formed by the repetition of similar percepts, as successive percepts of the same object.

Nearby words

  1. receiving set,
  2. recency effect,
  3. recension,
  4. recent,
  5. recently,
  6. receptacle,
  7. receptible,
  8. reception,
  9. reception centre,
  10. reception desk

Origin of recept

1885–90; noun use of Latin receptum, neuter past participle of recipere to receive

Related formsre·cep·tu·al [ri-sep-choo-uh l] /rɪˈsɛp tʃu əl/, adjectivere·cep·tu·al·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for recept

recept

/ (ˈriːsɛpt) /

noun

psychol an idea or image formed in the mind by repeated experience of a particular pattern of sensory stimulation

Word Origin for recept

C20: from re- + (con) cept

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