Translation of conceive in Spanish:


concebir, v.

Pronunciation /kənˈsiv/ /kənˈsiːv/

transitive verb

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    • 1.1(devise)

      (scheme/plan/book/idea) concebir
      a brilliantly conceived plan un plan muy bien concebido / de magnífica concepción
      • MK and AB conceived the idea, devised the protocol, and obtained funding for the study.
      • It was the masons who originally conceived the idea of a tightly-knit religious-intellectual sect, existing within yet apart from mainstream society.
      • They offer two brilliantly conceived plans to restore sound money to our economies and our lives.
      • NAB conceived the idea for the study, developed the coding sheet for analysis, participated as a coder, and is the primary author and guarantor.
      • A good idea conceived by a developer without access to hardware like this is likely to remain unexplored.
      • What sort of mind could possibly conceive an idea like this?
      • In 1908, Henry Ford, a farmer's boy from Michigan with little education, conceived the idea of a car designed for the masses.
      • Plans are conceived of as singular intentions, regarded as incongruous within a diverse society.
      • He conceived the idea of a fish farm with two highly original advantages.
      • Although the idea was conceived and its studio was established in Jakarta, the contribution of the regions has been very important to the advancement of the organisation.
      • More than that, we have begun working in ways never dreamt of by Maynard Keynes when he first conceived the idea of government funding for the arts.
      • Flavin traveled to Marfa in the early 1980s, and models of the buildings and meeting notes suggest that he conceived his plans around that time.
      • In 1951, the French architect Le Corbusier conceived a master plan for the city - in only four days!
      • The Kendal Traffic Plan was conceived in 1996 as a four-stage scheme.
      • It was Bob Waterston who had conceived the bold plan to accelerate the project.
      • It was conceived and created by Graeme Glew, an industry consultant who has been involved in racing team management, a racing drivers' school and latterly in Formula One.
      • It would appear that even at present, Bekal Fort is putting up a defence, the only purpose for which it was conceived and created.
      • The tilted steel arches of the ljburg bridge in Amsterdam were conceived to created a pair of outdoor ‘rooms’ marking the transition from old land to new.
      • But it is not only the premise around which the BKAA was conceived that created problems.
      • This trophy was conceived and beautifully created in bronze by Tim Denton.
      • One may conceive of individual representations while abstracting from those physical repercussions which accompany them or follow them, but do not constitute them.
      • At its best, his show celebrates the capacity of our imagination to conceive of, then rationalise, the ridiculous.
      • It doesn't take a great stretch of the imagination to conceive of who ‘such people’ are.
      • Risk is conceived as the possibility of triggering unexpected, unlikely, and detrimental consequences by means of a decision attributable to a decision maker.
      • These could be values conceived as residing in nature or in nature as representative of something still beyond nature, the in-someway supernatural.
      • Certain genres have traditionally been conceived as male territory, thereby limiting or repressing the expression of female writers.
      • If we look back in to the Old Testament, at books such as Leviticus, we see the word of God that could not possible be conceived as acceptable in modern standards.
      • Terms limits were conceived as a way to safeguard against such possibilities.
      • And the wildest of imaginations could not conceive of Iraq as a strategic threat to the world's only superpower.
      • I don't really want to believe it, it requires an enormous mental leap to conceive of all this stuff around me, the fabric of our society, is so fragile and ephemeral but this is what logic dictates.
      • Hume notes that we cannot imagine or conceive of the negations of typical mathematical theorems, but this seems to be a weak hold on the necessity of mathematics.
      • This is because anything which is pain feels like pain, so we cannot imagine or conceive of something that is really pain but does not feel like it.
      • This question of how to conceive of human mental capacities is a vexed one.
      • Normalcy, in this version, was conceived as full integration - without any of the surreptitious derogations and defaults of the past - into a liberalised European economy.
      • They should make that moral choice that they will not do anything which might be remotely conceived as supporting the regime.
      • Discourse is thereby conceived as a ‘generative mechanism’ rather than as a self-referential sphere in which nothing of significance exists outside it.
      • Furthermore, caring relationships between adults are generally conceived as relationships of equality, with each party able to exit.
      • But why should human rights be conceived as pre-institutional?
      • The show has been conceived as including the three aspects of his life, as Einstein - the Man, the Scientist as well as the Humanist-Philosopher.
      • The alternative is the dream conceived by our Founding Fathers, up to the ultimate in individual freedom consistent with an orderly society.

    • 1.2

      (imagine) imaginar
      (imagine) pensar
      (consider) considerar
      they conceived it to be their responsibility consideraron que era su responsabilidad
      • I can't conceive why you allowed him to use your car no concibo / no me cabe en la cabeza por qué le prestaste el coche

  • 2

    she conceived a passion for opera le entró pasión por la ópera
    • she conceived an instant antipathy for him le tomó antipatía de inmediato
  • 3

    (child) concebir
    • If a couple conceives several embryos in vitro, one without the disease-carrying gene can be chosen and implanted in the mother's womb.
    • It may act as such, by suppressing ovulation, but it also works by making the lining of the womb hostile to the newly conceived embryo.
    • A naturally conceived fetus in a family with a genetic disorder such as thalassemia has less than a 20 percent chance of being disease free and immunity matched.
    • Children who are conceived through sperm or embryo donation may never learn the truth about their genetic background.
    • Louise Brown, the first human being to be conceived by in vitro fertilization, is a healthy, happy young woman who lives with her parents in England.
    • Saffron was conceived using a new fertility treatment, ISCS, where a single sperm is injected into a single egg.
    • One of the huge social and biological changes wrought by the invention of the oral contraceptive, the Pill, is that once and for all it divided sex from the act of fertilisation, of conceiving a baby.
    • I cannot believe there are people who ask if our twins were conceived using fertility treatments or ‘naturally.’
    • What will happen to the child that was conceived with the father out of work and the mother in need of support during maternity?
    • It revealed that her parents had been engaged when she was conceived, but her father had died before they married.
    • Sylvia may be having twins conceived by different fathers.
    • The original Act was keen to ensure that no succession or inheritance rights were obtained by posthumously conceived children or children born from embryos implanted posthumously.
    • I will tell them how they were conceived by taking the sperm of a man and fertilizing one of my eggs in a test tube and then putting it back in my ovary.
    • Julia's pregnancy was conceived using an in vitro fertilization procedure.
    • When couples undergo IVF in hopes of conceiving a child, the procedure nearly always creates more embryos than will be used.
    • Quinn herself was keen to have the first test - a matter of weeks after William's birth - because she and her husband were undergoing fertility treatment at the time the child was conceived.
    • Since her birth, more than 1.4 million children worldwide have been conceived with the aid of fertility treatments.
    • An Rh-negative mother and an Rh-positive father may conceive a baby who inherits the father's Rh-positive blood type.
    • There are many children whose fathers died before they were born and were conceived naturally, and I think it's just the same for Liam.
    • ‘The tulip range was conceived by combining the crystal vase and the flower to create an item which I hope people will desire,’ he said.

intransitive verb

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    (become pregnant)
    • Being on the contraceptive pill does not reduce the chances of becoming pregnant later, and most women do conceive from one month to one year or so after discarding contraceptives, she says.
    • Keep in mind that while women are pregnant, that's approximately 9 months that women cannot conceive and bear another child.
    • It was also noted that a few women conceived after 5 unsuccessful months of treatment.
    • After three months of treatment, 20 women conceived.
    • Nuharoo, Feng's wife, is outwardly pleasant, but when she cannot conceive and learns Orchid is pregnant, she undermines her.
    • Miss Evans is arguing that Mr Johnston gave his consent at the time they were created and cannot remove it now and that if a woman conceived naturally a man could not legally force her to get rid of the embryo.
    • And it was only on the final attempt in 2001 that the woman successfully conceived and went on to give birth in 2002.
    • Without exception, a woman can conceive at no other time than this approximately two-hour period, easily determined if her birth data are known.
    • In a separate development, scientists have produced further evidence that smoking reduces the chances that a woman will conceive.
    • Many women conceive before they have any idea they are pregnant.
    • Just because medical science has helped women conceive later and later in life doesn't mean it's a good thing.
    • The researchers believe the technique helps women conceive who had been unable to do so because of defects in their eggs.
    • He then became the first to help post - menopausal women conceive, prompting the Vatican to denounce his actions.
    • If a woman can conceive naturally when she is this age, how far should other women be assisted in pushing the boundaries of fertility?
    • If she does not conceive naturally within 6-8 months, she should have tubal patency tests for the existing tube.
    • We are told that Moshe is to tell Bnai Yisrael that when a woman conceives and gives birth, she will have Tamei status for a certain amount of time.
    • Overall, 136 of the 221 women conceived during the study.
    • These females conceived more male offspring, which may have been a consequence of having higher stress-induced serum testosterone levels.
    • Pregnancy rates included any measure that assessed whether a young woman had conceived or given birth or whether a young man had impregnated a young woman or fathered a child.
    • No single treatment will be successful for everyone, but research has shown that the following simple, inexpensive treatments can help women conceive.