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conceive

1. verb come up with2. verb imagine3. verb form emotion4. verb PHYSIOL of getting pregnant 1 verb come up with TRANSITIVEsmaoinigh ar PhrV  c m ucuimhnigh ar PhrV  c m utar suas lehe conceived the idea of setting up an airline smaoinigh sé ar aerlíne a bhunú, tháinig sé ar an smaoineamh aerlíne a bhunúshe conceived the album ise a smaoinigh ar an albam a dhéanamhthe canal was conceived as a means of transportation mar mhodh iompair a beartaíodh an chanáilit's a work conceived for piano is saothar é a cumadh le haghaidh an phianó 2 verb imagine
INTRANSITIVEwho would have conceived of a pub without drink? cé a shamhlódh tábhairne gan ólachán?she could never conceive of such a thing ní thiocfadh léi a leithéid a shamhlú riamh
TRANSITIVEit's hard to conceive just how big the country is is deacair a thuiscint cé chomh mór agus atá an tírhe conceived himself as a priest shamhlaigh sé é féin ina shagart
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3 verb literary form emotion TRANSITIVEto conceive a passion for sb grá d'anama a thabhairt do dhuinehe conceived the hope that she might return spreagadh dóchas ann go bhfillfeadh sí 4 verb PHYSIOL of getting pregnant
TRANSITIVEgin verb  c m uwhen they eventually conceive a baby nuair a ghineann siad leanbh faoi dheireadh
INTRANSITIVEleanbh a ghiniúintgin a ghabháil formalshe wasn't able to conceive ní raibh sí ábalta leanbh a ghiniúint