ideate

[v. ahy-dee-eyt, ahy-dee-eyt; n. ahy-dee-eyt, ahy-dee-it] /v. ˈaɪ diˌeɪt, aɪˈdi eɪt; n. ˈaɪ diˌeɪt, aɪˈdi ɪt/
verb (used with object), ideated, ideating.
1.
to form an idea, thought, or image of.
verb (used without object), ideated, ideating.
2.
to form ideas; think.
noun
3.
Origin
1600–10; ide(a) + -ate1
Related forms
ideative
[ahy-dee-uh-tiv, ahy-dee-ey-] /aɪˈdi ə tɪv, ˈaɪ diˌeɪ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
unideated, adjective
unideating, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for ideate
ideate (ˈaɪdɪˌeɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to form or have an idea of; to imagine or conceive
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin ideat- formed as an idea, from ideare, from Greek idea model, pattern, notion]
 
ide'ation
 
n

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