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Definition of Conceive

Conceive

  1. To receive into the womb and begin to breed; to begin the formation of the embryo of.
  2. To form in the mind; to plan; to devise; to generate; to originate; as, to conceive a purpose, plan, hope.
  3. To apprehend by reason or imagination; to take into the mind; to know; to imagine; to comprehend; to understand.
  4. To have an embryo or fetus formed in the womb; to breed; to become pregnant.
  5. To have a conception, idea, or opinion; think; -- with of.

Conceive Quotations

Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Napoleon Hill

But the first differentiation of its reflection in the manifested World is purely Spiritual, and the Beings generated in it are not endowed with a consciousness that has any relation to the one we conceive of.
Helena Blavatsky

We cannot conceive of matter being formed of nothing, since things require a seed to start from... Therefore there is not anything which returns to nothing, but all things return dissolved into their elements.
William Shakespeare

Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude.
Jesse Jackson

Our situation here, without any exaggeration, is beyond description almost; it is such as eye has not seen nor ear heard, nor hath it ever entered into the heart of men to conceive Boston ever to arrive at.
Peter Oliver
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Conceive Translations

conceive in Dutch is in verwachting raken, zwanger raken
conceive in German is ersinnen, ausdenken, begreifen
conceive in Latin is imbibo, fingo-finxi-fictum
conceive in Spanish is concebir
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