ideate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to create a sense of; imagine or conceive: "Such characters represent a grotesquely blown-up part of a great guy . . . if you don't realizable, effective at being ideated” ( Anthony Burgess).
    • To form in concept; to fancy.
    • To apprehend in thought so as to fix and hold into the brain; to memorize.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To conceive emotional images; believe.
  • verb:
    • To apprehend in thought to be able to fix and hold into the head; to memorize.
    • to come up with a concept.
    • form a mental image of a thing that is not present or which is not the case
  • others:
    • . To create in idea or idea; elegant.
    • To apprehend mentally so as to keep and then recall; fix forever in the mind.
    • to make a few ideas; believe.
    • In metaphysics, created by a thought, particularly by a Platonic concept; present by virtue of their involvement in an idea.
  • noun:
    • In metaphysics, the correlative or object of a thought; the true or actual existence correlating with a notion.

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