Gestate meaning

jĕs'tāt'
To carry within the uterus from conception to delivery.
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To conceive and develop in the mind.
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To gestate offspring.
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To develop gradually.
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To carry in the uterus during pregnancy.
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To carry within the uterus from conception to delivery.
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To carry offspring in the uterus from conception to delivery.
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(by analogy) To develop an idea.
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Origin of gestate

  • Back-formation from gestation
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Back-formation from gestation.
    From Wiktionary