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  • n. One who, or that which, conceives.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who conceives.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who conceives.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who creates new things


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  • It's hard luck for Ivan Putrov, the conceiver, producer and lead dancer, that his carefully orchestrated project should have been dominated by the news frenzy over Polunin.

    Men in Motion – review

  • This places Durkheim in the company of social reformers as diverse as Will Keith Kellogg, conceiver of the cornflake, and Mies van der Rohe, builder of the Bauhaus, both of whom founded institutions on a mission to integrate the individual within a collective plan where its energies could be rationally ordered and to avoid social disintegration.


  • Bob Madill of Sheldrake Point, chair of the Wine Alliance and conceiver of the Riedel visit, considers the glass "a quality symbol that re-enforces our experience and projects Finger Lakes Riesling as a world class quality wine."


  • As much writing as he did, however, Franks was as much a performer and conceiver of artistic projects that words could scarcely convey.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • Thirdly, it is possible the original idea conceiver moved to the new company, or the second company could have licensed it.

    Not Cool Duplicates

  • I know, I know, a pointless argument, except maybe not, because it is a trap to believe that concepts exist apart from the conceiver.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • She's a single mom with a 19 month old; co-conceiver skipped town; no child support because that dude skipped town; she is clinically very depressed and extremely desperate.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Nevertheless, anyone who does competently possess the concepts of conceivability, modality, and ideal conceiver, can reason through the explanations of the relations between these concepts and a priori grasp their truth.

    The Epistemology of Modality

  • At worst, the cult of personality that develops around famous thinkers prevents any useful consideration of their ideas or artwork; hero-worshipping partisans will swear allegiance to a thinker and all his thoughts, while others who have some justified or unjustified objection to the conceiver of the ideas will generally have a difficult time not being prejudiced against the ideas themselves.

    Shooting The Messenger | Jewschool

  • I had no idea that Stephen Austin's fight to establish and defend his colony came as the result of a deathbed request by his father, the original conceiver of a colony in Texas.

    Archive 2004-06-01


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