Part of speech:
To understand as having a certain meaning
To come or go after; proceed behind:
The definition of conceptualize is to form an idea.
To think about in order to understand or decide; ponder
To work out or form in one's mind; devise, develop, contrive, etc.
To reach for and try to seize
The definition of comprehend means to understand the meaning or to include someone or something as a part.
To become aware of (something) directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing:
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
To become pregnant
To create something fictional for a particular purpose.
To use the mind in a certain way:
To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
(Mathematics) A class of objects, together with a class of morphisms between those objects, and an associative composition rule for those morphisms. Categories are used to study a wide variety of mathematical constructions in a similar way.
A plan or original idea:
The definition of conception is the process of becoming pregnant or the origin of anything.
In the philosophy of Kant, a concept of reason that is transcendent but nonempirical.
A fundamental element; a basic principle.
To understand something.
To devise (a new word or phrase).
To make up; form; constitute
To devise, using skill and intelligence; contrive:
Design is defined as to prepare or plan something.
To make (a theme or plot) known gradually
The definition of devise is to plan or create by thinking through.
To regard something as feasible or practical:
Envision is defined as to imagine.
To form by art and labor; to manufacture; to produce; as, to fabricate computer chips.
(Intransitive, figuratively, usually with to) To become the source of.
To conceive mental images; think.
(Intransitive, colloquial) To proceed (in a direction).
To formulate a scheme or program for the accomplishment, enactment, or attainment of:
To make realistic:
To begin a movement, activity, or undertaking:
To imagine; to believe; to receive as true.
To consider (something) to be true or probable on little or no evidence:
To engage in psychological visualization with regard to (pain or a body process, for example).
To put to death; kill:
(Aeronautics) To terminate a mission involving a missile or rocket; to destroy a missile or rocket prematurely. [First attested in the mid 20th century.]
To have a fancy for; to like; to be pleased with, particularly on account of external appearance or manners.
To create or imagine in a fantasy; have daydreams about
To describe, especially so vividly as to evoke a mental picture:
To represent in or with a picture.
To have a mental image of; visualize:
To picture in the mind; envision.
(Informal) To picture mentally; imagine:
To give forth; project
To draw or figure out (a route or plan).
(Dial.) To get ready; plan
To form a plan or intention for:
To make a scheme for; plan as a scheme; devise
To make sense of.
To capture or take by trapping, snaring, or some other means:
(Archaic) To go around; make a circuit of
The definition of sense is to perceive, or be aware of something.
To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
To understand; comprehend.
(Slang) To understand fully:
(Now Chiefly Dial.) To recognize
To form mental images of
To accept as true, particularly without absolute certainty (i.e., as opposed to knowing)
To express as or reduce to a formula; formulate.
To become pregnant
To become pregnant
To make a detailed operational plan for.
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