Definitions for: Concept

[n] an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

Webster (1913) Definition: Con"cept, n. [L. conceptus (cf. neut. conceptum
fetus), p. p. of concipere to conceive: cf. F. concept. See
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.

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

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