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  Definition of conception
  1. the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon
  2. the creation of something in the mind
  3. an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
  4. the event that occurred at the beginning of something; "from its creation the plan was doomed to failure"
Similar Words: invention, innovation, excogitation, design, concept, construct, creation

 

Hyponyms: concoction, contrivance, conceptualization, conceptualisation, conceptuality, notion, category, rule, regulation, property, attribute, dimension, abstraction, abstract, quantity, part, section, division, whole, law, natural law, law of nature, lexicalized concept, hypothesis, possibility, theory, fact, linguistic rule, fertilization, fertilisation, fecundation, impregnation

 

Derivational Morphology: conceive, design, plan, project, contrive, gestate, conceptualize, conceptualise, invent, devise, excogitate, formulate, forge, create, make

 

 
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