[ ree-sept ]
/ ˈri sɛpt /
an idea formed by the repetition of similar percepts, as successive percepts of the same object.
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Origin of recept
1885–90; noun use of Latin receptum, neuter past participle of recipere to receive
OTHER WORDS FROM receptre·cep·tu·al [ri-sep-choo-uhl], /rɪˈsɛp tʃu əl/, adjectivere·cep·tu·al·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for recept
The latter was paid in 1658, as appears from an entry, 'Recept.Annals of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867|William Dunn Macray
British Dictionary definitions for recept
/ (ˈriːsɛpt) /
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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