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recept

[ree-sept]
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noun
  1. 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
Related formsre·cep·tu·al [ri-sep-choo-uh l] /rɪˈsɛp tʃu əl/, adjectivere·cep·tu·al·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • 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

recept

noun
  1. psychol an idea or image formed in the mind by repeated experience of a particular pattern of sensory stimulation
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Word Origin

C20: from re- + (con) cept
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