ideate

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From idea +‎ -ate

VerbEdit

ideate (third-person singular simple present ideates, present participle ideating, simple past and past participle ideated)

  1. To apprehend in thought so as to fix and hold in the mind; to memorize.
  2. To generate an idea.
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Etymology 2Edit

Late Latin ideatum. See idea.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ideate (plural ideates)

  1. (metaphysics) The actual existence supposed to correspond with an idea; the correlate in real existence to the idea as a thought or existence.

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VerbEdit

ideate

  1. second-person plural indicative present of ideare
  2. second-person plural imperative of ideare
Last modified on 10 January 2014, at 01:14