What does conception mean?

Definitions for conception
kənˈsɛp ʃəncon·cep·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concept, conception, construct(noun)

    an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

  2. conception(noun)

    the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon

  3. creation, conception(noun)

    the event that occurred at the beginning of something

    "from its creation the plan was doomed to failure"

  4. invention, innovation, excogitation, conception, design(noun)

    the creation of something in the mind

Wiktionary

  1. conception(Noun)

    The act of conceiving.

    Etymology: From conceptioun, from conception, from conceptio, from concipere, past participle conceptus; see conceive.

  2. conception(Noun)

    The state of being conceived; the beginning.

    Etymology: From conceptioun, from conception, from conceptio, from concipere, past participle conceptus; see conceive.

  3. conception(Noun)

    The fertilization of an ovum by a sperm to form a zygote.

    Etymology: From conceptioun, from conception, from conceptio, from concipere, past participle conceptus; see conceive.

  4. conception(Noun)

    The start of pregnancy.

    Etymology: From conceptioun, from conception, from conceptio, from concipere, past participle conceptus; see conceive.

  5. conception(Noun)

    The formation of a conceptus or an implanted embryo.

    Etymology: From conceptioun, from conception, from conceptio, from concipere, past participle conceptus; see conceive.

  6. conception(Noun)

    The power or faculty of apprehending of forming an idea in the mind; the power of recalling a past sensation or perception; the ability to form mental abstractions.

    Etymology: From conceptioun, from conception, from conceptio, from concipere, past participle conceptus; see conceive.

  7. conception(Noun)

    An image, idea, or notion formed in the mind; a concept, plan or design.

    Etymology: From conceptioun, from conception, from conceptio, from concipere, past participle conceptus; see conceive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conception(noun)

    the act of conceiving in the womb; the initiation of an embryonic animal life

  2. Conception(noun)

    the state of being conceived; beginning

  3. Conception(noun)

    the power or faculty of apprehending of forming an idea in the mind; the power of recalling a past sensation or perception

  4. Conception(noun)

    the formation in the mind of an image, idea, or notion, apprehension

  5. Conception(noun)

    the image, idea, or notion of any action or thing which is formed in the mind; a concept; a notion; a universal; the product of a rational belief or judgment. See Concept

  6. Conception(noun)

    idea; purpose; design

  7. Conception(noun)

    conceit; affected sentiment or thought

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conception' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4713

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conception' in Nouns Frequency: #1647

How to pronounce conception?

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How to say conception in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conception in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conception in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of conception in a Sentence

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Ambition to overcome own desires is the best perception; whereas, to do with others is the worst conception.

  2. Robert Collier:

    Vision - It reaches beyond the thing that is, into the conception of what can be. Imagination gives you the picture. Vision gives you the impulse to make the picture your own.

  3. Vern Unsworthtold:

    It just had absolutely no chance of working. He had no conception of what the cave passage was like. The submarine I believe was about 5 feet, 6 inches long, rigid, so it would n’t have gone round corners or round any obstacles, it would n’t have made the first 50 meters into the cave from the dive start point. It was just a PR stunt.

  4. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    There is no uniform, global model for democracy, what you mean by democracy differs from county to country. This conception is different in India and in the USA and in Russia or Europe. In the USA, for example, twice in history a politician became President because he had more electoral votes, regardless of the fact that his competitor had more votes from the citizens.

  5. Alexis de Tocqueville:

    The best laws cannot make a constitution work in spite of morals; morals can turn the worst laws to advantage. That is a commonplace truth, but one to which my studies are always bringing me back. It is the central point in my conception. I see it at the end of all my reflections.

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