English verb: conceive
|1.||conceive (creation) have the idea for|
|Samples||He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients.|
This library was well conceived.
|Examples||Did he conceive his major works over a short period of time?|
|Synonyms||conceptualise, conceptualize, gestate|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s PP
|Broader (hypernym)||create by mental act, create mentally|
|Narrower (hyponym)||design, discover, find, preconceive|
|2.||conceive (cognition) judge or regard; look upon; judge|
|Samples||I think he is very smart.|
I believe her to be very smart.
I think that he is her boyfriend.
The racist conceives such people to be inferior.
|Synonyms||believe, consider, think|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s something Adjective/Noun.|
Somebody ----s somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||evaluate, judge, pass judgment|
|Narrower (hyponym)||consider, esteem, feel, hold, look on, look upon, reckon, regard, regard as, repute, rethink, see, take to be, think, think of, view|
|3.||conceive (body) become pregnant; undergo conception|
|Samples||She cannot conceive.|
My daughter was conceived in Christmas Day.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s.|
Somebody ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||change state, turn|
|Entail||copulate, couple, mate, pair|