conceive-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Have an idea for; judge or regard.

Commentary: Includes: CONCEIVE OF

I cannot conceive of another way of going about the problem.
Can you conceive of him as the president?
He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients.
I conceived an idea yesterday for a new algorithm.
The racist conceives such people to be inferior.
I conceive cafeteria foods to be among the most unhealthy options

VerbNet: characterize-29.2-1,deduce-97.2
FrameNet: Invention,Awareness,Categorization
PropBank: conceive.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
conceive_of 1

Sense Number 2: Become pregnant.

She cannot conceive.
We conceived our daughter on Christmas Day.
I was conceived by two loving parents.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: conceive.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3