Conception meaning

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The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions.

Happiness beyond conception.

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Something conceived in the mind or believed by a group of people; a concept, thought, or belief.

The medieval conception of justice.

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The beginning of some process, chain of events, etc.
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The act, process, or power of conceiving mentally; formulation of ideas, esp. of abstractions.
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The definition of conception is the process of becoming pregnant or the origin of anything.

An example of conception is when the egg and sperm meet and form a life.

An example of conception is the creation of a new marketing technique.

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Formation of a viable zygote by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; fertilization.
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The entity formed by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; an embryo or zygote.
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The beginning or formation of an idea or plan.

She was involved in the project from its conception.

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A conceiving or being conceived; specif., the conceiving of an embryo.
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That which is conceived; specif., an embryo or fetus.
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A mental impression; general notion; concept.
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An original idea, design, plan, etc.
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Formation of a viable zygote by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; fertilization.
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The entity formed by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; an embryo or zygote.
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The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions.

Happiness beyond conception.

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Something conceived in the mind or believed by a group of people; a concept, thought, or belief.

The medieval conception of justice.

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The beginning or formation of an idea or plan.

Involved in the project from its conception.

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The formation of a zygote resulting from the union of a sperm and egg cell; fertilization.
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The act of conceiving.
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The state of being conceived; the beginning.
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The fertilization of an ovum by a sperm to form a zygote.
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The start of pregnancy.
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The formation of a conceptus or an implanted embryo.
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The power or faculty of apprehending of forming an idea in the mind; the power of recalling a past sensation or perception; the ability to form mental abstractions.
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An image, idea, or notion formed in the mind; a concept, plan or design.
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Origin of conception

From Middle English conceptioun, from Old French conception, from Latin conceptio (“a comprehending, a collection, composition, an expression, also a becoming pregnant”), from concipere, past participle conceptus (“conceive”); see conceive.