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conceive of

Definitions of conceive of
  1. verb
    form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
    “Can you conceive of him as the president?”
    synonyms: envisage, ideate, imagine
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    envision, fancy, figure, image, picture, project, see, visualise, visualize
    imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    visualise, visualize
    form a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract
    envision, foresee
    picture to oneself; imagine possible
    fantasise, fantasize
    portray in the mind
    prefigure
    imagine or consider beforehand
    think
    imagine or visualize
    fantasise, fantasize, fantasy
    indulge in fantasies
    daydream, dream, stargaze, woolgather
    have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
    type of:
    create by mental act, create mentally
    create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
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