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conceive

 [kon-sēv´]
1. to become pregnant.
2. take in, grasp, or form in the mind.

conceive

(kon-sēv),
To become pregnant, i.e., to achieve implantation of the blastocyst, ideally in the endometrium.

conceive

(kən-sēv′)
v.
1. To become pregnant.
2. To apprehend mentally; understand.
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Following this terminology, Apollonius' proposition raises the problem of those affirmations which are demonstrable while they remain inconceivable or hardly conceivable at the very least.
Unlike the modest and limited entity envisioned by the Framers of our Constitution, which was intended to protect individual rights and property, the contemporary state is depicted, by those who worship it, as a secular savior endowed with the power to rectify all injustices and protect its subjects from every conceivable hardship or danger.
A student complaint about evolution instruction "is conceivable," Horowitz claimed in a reason online debate in 2003, "but under the Academic Bill of Rights it would be dismissed."
He views nuclear power as "one of the only conceivable explanations."
Of what conceivable interest, you snort, are estate agents to us?
According to the court, the detainee failed to identify any conceivable way in which the information contained in the letters, even if read by jail officials, interfered with his defense or hindered his access to the courts.
Working on the film, she says, "made falling in love with a woman seem conceivable to me."
[They] have been the back bone of testing, because they put their hands on the equipment daily." Recently, the command conducted a study on a piece of equipment in every conceivable situation around all parts of the world.
One wonders whether, having saddled his hero with such an impossible surname, Estrin felt obliged to give him every other conceivable social advantage.
The Social Security changes advocated by the administration include proposals that would allow workers in their 30s and younger to invest a portion of their Social Security taxes in private securities, with the conceivable result that people with similar lifelong incomes will receive significantly different Social Security benefits and, depending on their stock market results, potentially far less than they need.
The New Testament writers capture a sense of the multiplicity and omnipresence of these powers, which impinge on human life from every conceivable angle.
Either the pensions crisis is kicking in earlier than predicted or the vast majority of retired couples comprise the most combustible mix conceivable: Hyacinth Bucket married to Victor Meldrew.