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Definition 1: be pregnant with - [verb of body]

Samples where gestate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She is bearing his child
  • The are expecting another child in January
  • I am carrying his child

Synonyms for gestate in the sense of this definition

(gestate has a similar meaning as ...) cause to be born

"My wife had twins yesterday!"

(gestate implies ...) become pregnant; undergo conception

"She cannot conceive" "My daughter was conceived in Christmas Day"

(gestate has a similar meaning as ...) look forward to the birth of a child

"She is expecting in March"

Definition 2: have the idea for - [verb of creation]

Samples where gestate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
  • This library was well conceived

Synonyms for gestate in the sense of this definition

(gestate is a kind of ...) create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands

(... is a kind of gestate ) conceive or fashion in the mind; invent

"She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day"

(... is a kind of gestate ) conceive beforehand

"a preconceived notion"

(... is a kind of gestate ) make a discovery, make a new finding

"Roentgen discovered X-rays" "Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle"

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