Definitions of ideate

v form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case

conceive of, envisage, 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
imagine or consider beforehand
imagine or visualize
fantasise, fantasize, fantasy
indulge in fantasies
daydream, dream, stargaze, woolgather
have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
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create by mental act, create mentally
create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands

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