Conceive

What is Conceive ?

Conceive is (verb) 1. to become pregnant After two years of marriage she was beginning to think she would never conceive. 2. to be conceived (of a child.) to start existence in the womb Our little girl was conceived during a power cut in New York. 3. to think up a plan They conceived the idea for a self-cleaning oven. 4. to imagine I can’t conceive of any occasion where I would wear a dress like that. It is difficult to conceive how people can be so cruel.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level