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English verb: conceive of

1. conceive of (creation) form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case


SamplesCan you conceive of him as the president?.


Synonymsenvisage, ideate, imagine


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)create by mental act, create mentally


Narrower (hyponym)daydream, dream, envision, envision, fancy, fantasise, fantasise, fantasize, fantasize, fantasy, figure, foresee, image, picture, prefigure, project, see, stargaze, think, visualise, visualise, visualize, visualize, woolgather









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