Synonyms for Conceive:


come up with, measure, hit on, appraise, draw a conclusion/an inference, sum up, infer. fertilise, artificial insemination, fertilize, conception, beget, fertilization, grasp, breed, assisted reproduction, father. feature, vision, image, have visions of (doing) something, read into, visualization, envisage, visualize, picture, fancy, think up. devise, frame, strategize, cast, lay, dope out, planned, project, work out. read, compass, make out, twig, get, ken, take in, sense, follow, savvy, fathom, dig, accept, catch. conceive (noun)
gestate, conceptualise, conceptualize, consider, think, believe.


begin (verb)
introduce, emerge, form, stem, bud, spring, dawn, embark, undertake, develop, germinate, begin, commence, inaugurate, initiate, induct, prepare, sprout, hatch, initialize, originate, start, birth, create.
create (verb)
make, design, originate, think up, produce, devise, consider, envision, speculate, visualize, form, fabricate, feature, brainstorm, project, contrive, image, formulate, construct, build, develop.
creation (verb)
conceptualize, conceptualise, gestate.
imagine (verb)
perceive, contemplate, opine, theorize, imagine, observe, think, suppose, ideate, reflect, fantasize, envision, brainstorm, consider.
originate (verb)
institute, generate, produce.
plan (verb)
invent, blueprint, chart, aim, scheme, expect, premeditate, contrive, plan, intend, plot, coordinate, design, propose, anticipate, arrange.
suppose (verb)
presume, hypothesize, prophesy, conjecture, speculate, philosophize, guess.

Other synonyms:

artificial insemination, beget, come up with, appraise, fertilization, assisted reproduction, infer, visualize, strategize. read, fathom, twig, devise, hit on, fertilize, fancy. ken, conception. father, breed, measure. grasp, frame, picture. lay. vision. dig, accept. cast. follow. catch. get. believe
think up.

Usage examples for conceive

  1. That a visitor would enter the observatory knowing Almos to be absent, I could not conceive as I was well aware of the sanctity of a dwelling in the Martian mind, especially when that dwelling was the theatre of such experiments and observations as the observatory conducted by Almos. – Zarlah the Martian by R. Norman Grisewood
  2. " I can scarce conceive that possible," said the Countess, sighing. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever