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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb gestate:
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Definition of the verb gestate
What does gestate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: gestated | gestating | gestates
- have the idea for
- lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
- synonyms of gestate: conceive / conceptualise / conceptualize
- more generic terms: create by mental act / create mentally = create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
- more specific words:
- be pregnant with
Alternative definition of the verb gestate
- To carry offspring in the uterus from conception to delivery.
- [context: by analogy] To develop an idea.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for gestate
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by Philip Winn
Gestate is a verb that indicates the carrying in the UTERUS of a FOETUS and EMBRYO; GESTATION is a noun that describes the process of gestating; the gestation period is the length of time between conception ...
by Paul Zollo
folliculate formulate fornicate freight frustrate fumigate gait gate gelate geminate gemmate generate germinate gestate gesticulate gladiate glutamate gradate graduate granulate grate gravitate great gyrate habituate hallucinate halogenate ...
by Martin H. Manser
unfairly gerund noun ending in -ing formed from a verb gerundial gerundive gestate to carry in the womb during pregnancy gestation gesticulate to express with movements of the hands or arms gesticulating gesticulation gesticulator gesture ...
by Greg Brooks
gerund, gestate, gesture, giant, gibber, gibbet, gibe, giblets, gigantic, gigolo, gill (/d5II/ 'quarter of a pint'; contrast gill /gIl/ 'lung of fish'), Gillingham /"d;IIInem/ in Kent (but /"g1|Inem/ in Dorset and Norfolk), gimbal(s) (also pronounced with /g/), ...
Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)
by Murali Mohan Hundigam
Grow rapidly—burgeon Grow slowly or gradually—gestate, incubate Grow to be —become Grow together—accrete, amalgamate, coalesce, knit Grow too big for —outgrow Grow up—come of age Grow weak or feeble—languish Grow well to ...
rehabilitation nursing gerontology gerontotoxon geropsychiatry Gerson diet Gerstmann's syndrome Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome Gesell Developmental Assessment Gestalt Gestalt psychology Gestalt therapy gestate gestation ...
by Alf Dray
bait bate berate castrate circumnavigate collate conflate crate create date debate decontaminate deflate deteriorate dictate differentiate dilate donate eight elate equate estate excommunicate fate fete fixate freight frustrate gate gestate.
The Word Rhythm Dictionary (2014)
A Resource for Writers, Rappers, Poets, and Lyricists by Timothy Polashek
AIRSPACE HEADACHES CHECKMATES NARRATES+ WESTGATE BREASTPLATE CHECKMATE NARRATE SERRATE AIRFREIGHT GESTATE DEADWEIGHT EGGSHAPED REDGRAVE AIRWAVE WEDNESDAYS X-RAYS MEMBRANE ...
Collins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)
by Rosalind Fergusson
abate, placate, truncate, update, upstate, collate, conflate, narrate, uprate, frustrate, await, pulsate, palpate, backdate, translate, castrate, stagnate, aerate, vacate, spectate, estate, gestate, fellate, thirdrate, firstrate, create, ...
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
gestate jes-tiit'. vi to carry in the womb during the period from conception to birth; to conceive and develop slowly in the mind. — vi to be in the process of gestating. — adj (rare) ges'tant ...
English-Norwegian Dictionary (1887)
by Ivar Christian Sommerschild Geelmuyden
gestate, jes'tat, vt, gaa frugtfotnmelig meb, ...
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Video shows what gestate means. To carry offspring in the uterus from conception to delivery.. To develop an idea.. Gestate Meaning. How to pronounce ...
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Scrabble value of G2E1S1T1A1T1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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