Incept is defined as to receive or ingest.
An example of to incept is to accept and agree to a ruling as presented.
- Obs. to begin or undertake
- to take in; receive; specif., to ingest (food particles)
Origin of inceptClassical Latin inceptare, to begin, frequentative of incipere: see incipient
Archaic, Brit. to receive a master's or doctor's degree at a university
(third-person singular simple present incepts, present participle incepting, simple past and past participle incepted)