When attempting in-vitro fertilization with their own eggs, 85 percent of women in their forties fail to conceive.
It is hard to conceive of this still going on, but my obligation was to getting the truth out there—again, so the world will know.
She then proceeds to the economy and devastates all the people who were unable to conceive a crash might be possible.
late 13c., conceiven, "take (seed) into the womb, become pregnant," from stem of Old French conceveir (Modern French concevoir), from Latin concipere (past participle conceptus) "to take in and hold; become pregnant," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + comb. form of capere "to take," from PIE *kap- "to grasp" (see capable). Meaning "take into the mind" is from mid-14c., a figurative sense also found in the Old French and Latin words. Related: Conceived; conceiving.
conceive con·ceive (kən-sēv')
v. con·ceived, con·ceiv·ing, con·ceives
To become pregnant.
To apprehend mentally; to understand.