What does ideate mean?

ideate meaning in General Dictionary

To form in idea to fancy

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  • form a mental picture of something which is not present or that isn't the scenario
  • the specific existence supposed to correspond with a concept; the correlate in real existence on idea as a thought or presence.
  • To form in concept; to fancy.
  • To apprehend in idea so as to fix and hold in the mind; to memorize.

ideate meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1600, from idea + -ate (2). Relevant: Ideated; ideating.


ideate meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The particular presence expected to correspond with a notion; the correlate in real existence towards idea as a thought or existence.

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  • (v. t.) To make in idea; to fancy.
  • (v. t.) To apprehend in thought in order to fix and hold into the brain; to remember.

Sentence Examples with the word ideate

For his life see his Ideate and Irrtumer (1872 5th ed., 1894) an Annalen meines Lebens (1891); and cf.

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