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ideate

i·de·ate

ideate

 
pronunciation:
aI di eIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: ideated, ideates, ideating
definition: to form a thought or idea of; imagine.
similar words:
image, imagine
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to conceive ideas; think.
similar words:
conceive, think
derivation: ideative (adj.)