Definitions for ideation

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

i•de•ateˈaɪ diˌeɪt(v.)-at•ed, -at•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to form an idea, conception, or image of.

  2. (v.i.)to form ideas or images; think.

Origin of ideate:

1600–10

i`de•a′tion(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ideation(noun)

    the process of forming and relating ideas

Wiktionary

  1. ideation(Noun)

    The conceptualization of a mental image.

  2. ideation(Noun)

    The synthesis of ideas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ideation(noun)

    the faculty or capacity of the mind for forming ideas; the exercise of this capacity; the act of the mind by which objects of sense are apprehended and retained as objects of thought

Freebase

  1. Ideation

    Ideation is the creative process of generating, developing, and communicating new ideas, where an idea is understood as a basic element of thought that can be either visual, concrete, or abstract. Ideation comprises all stages of a thought cycle, from innovation, to development, to actualization. As such, it is an essential part of the design process, both in education and practice.

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