1. [ verb ] have the idea for
Synonyms: conceive ideate conceptualise conceptualize

"He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients" "This library was well conceived"

Related terms: create_by_mental_act discover visualise design fantasise preconceive concept conceptualization conceptualization originator gestation
2. [ verb ] be pregnant with
Synonyms: expect carry have_a_bun_in_the_oven bear

"She is bearing his child" "The are expecting another child in January" "I am carrying his child"

Related terms: give_birth expect pregnancy gestation conceive
Similar spelling:   gestation