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1. concept

noun. ['ˈkɑːnsɛpt'] an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances.

Synonyms

  • attribute
  • division
  • law of nature
  • part
  • possibility
  • idea
  • whole
  • linguistic rule
  • conceptualization
  • law
  • conceptualisation
  • quantity
  • theory
  • lexicalized concept
  • fact
  • category
  • notion
  • property
  • natural law
  • section
  • abstract
  • thought
  • conceptuality
  • hypothesis
  • regulation
  • conception
  • abstraction
  • construct
  • rule

Antonyms

  • thickness
  • thinness
  • cheerfulness
  • uncheerfulness

Etymology

  • conceptus (Latin)
  • concipere (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Concept

  • percept

Example sentences of the word concept


1. Noun, singular or mass
So use this concept when you want to impress your football-loving man.

Quotes containing the word concept


1. Socialism has no moral justification whatsoever; poor people are not morally superior to rich people, nor are they owed anything by rich people simply because of their lack of success. Charity is not a socialist concept - it is a religious one, an acknowledgment of God's sovereignty over property, a sovereignty the Left utterly rejects.
- Ben Shapiro

2. Anytime someone says your God is ugly and you release your God and join their God, there is no hope for your freedom until you once more believe in your own concept of the 'deity.'
- John Henrik Clarke

3. Ontologically, chocolate raises profoundly disturbing questions: Does not chocolate offer natural revelation of the goodness of the Creator just as chilies disclose a divine sense of humor? Is the human born with an innate longing for chocolate? Does the notion of chocolate preclude the concept of free will?
- David Augsburger

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