What does ideation mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ideation(noun)

    the process of forming and relating ideas


  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


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ideation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ideation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gary Namie:

    Being bullied is one cause of thinking about taking one’s life, being bullied led to suicidal ideation and not the opposite – this is important for that reason.

  2. Lauri Saft:

    The Ecosystem’s this ideation of what kind of business are you trying to build ? how do you serve the clients ’ different needs and expectations ? You create an experience that works.

  3. Darlene Tando:

    They've shown over time that kids who have family support like the early intervention, they have a very similar statistic of suicidality and suicidal ideation as the general population, so the family support is so important.

  4. Gregory Plemmons:

    We didn't look at completed suicides, and we didn't look at actual numbers of total suicides. All we actually could look at were those kids that were admitted to a children's hospital with a diagnosis of suicide ideation or a suicide attempt.

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