Definitions for ideateˈaɪ diˌeɪt
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i•de•ateˈaɪ diˌeɪt(v.)-at•ed, -at•ing.
(v.t.)to form an idea, conception, or image of.
(v.i.)to form ideas or images; think.
Origin of ideate:
imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisage(verb)
form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
"Can you conceive of him as the president?"
To apprehend in thought so as to fix and hold in the mind; to memorize.
To generate an idea.
the actual existence supposed to correspond with an idea; the correlate in real existence to the idea as a thought or existence
to form in idea; to fancy
to apprehend in thought so as to fix and hold in the mind; to memorize