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Meaning of CONCEPT

Pronunciation:  'kânsept

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
 

CONCEPT is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: conception, construct
 
 Antonyms: misconception
 
 See Also: abstract, abstraction, attribute, category, conceptualisation, conceptuality, conceptualization, dimension, division, fact, hypothesis, idea, imaginary being, imaginary creature, law, law of nature, lexicalized concept, linguistic rule, natural law, notion, part, possibility, property, quantity, regulation, rule, section, theory, thought, whole

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con"cept\, n. [L. conceptus (cf. neut. conceptum
fetus), p. p. of concipere to conceive: cf. F. concept. See
{Conceit}.]
An abstract general conception; a notion; a universal.

      The words conception, concept, notion, should be
      limited to the thought of what can not be represented
      in the imagination; as, the thought suggested by a
      general term.                            --Sir W.
                                               Hamilton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: apprehension, assumption, attitude, climate of opinion, common belief, community sentiment, conceit, conception, conceptualization, conclusion, consensus gentium, consideration, eidetic image, envisaging, envisioning, estimate, estimation, ethos, eye, fancy, feeling, general belief, idea, image, imagery, imagery study, imaging, imagism, imagistic poetry, imago, impression, intellection, intellectual object, judgment, lifelike image, lights, memory-trace, mental image, mental impression, mental picture, mental representation, mind, mystique, notion, objectification, observation, opinion, perception, personal judgment, picture, picturing, poetic imagery, point of view, popular belief, position, posture, presumption, prevailing belief, public belief, public opinion, reaction, recept, reflection, representation, sentiment, sight, stance, supposition, theory, thinking, thought, view, vision, visual image, visualization, Vorstellung, way of thinking, word-painting
 

 

 

 

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