Definitions for conception

Definitions for (noun) conception

Main entry: conception

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

Main entry: conception, design, invention, excogitation, innovation

Definition: the creation of something in the mind

Main entry: concept, conception, construct

Definition: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

Main entry: creation, conception

Definition: the event that occurred at the beginning of something

Usage: from its creation the plan was doomed to failure

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