concept

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

1con·cept

noun \ˈkän-ˌsept\

: an idea of what something is or how it works

Full Definition of CONCEPT

1
:  something conceived in the mind :  thought, notion
2
:  an abstract or generic idea generalized from particular instances

Examples of CONCEPT

  1. She is familiar with basic concepts of psychology.
  2. a concept borrowed from computer programming

Origin of CONCEPT

Latin conceptum, neuter of conceptus, past participle of concipere to conceive — more at conceive
First Known Use: 1556

2concept

adjective

: organized around a main idea or theme

: created to show an idea

Full Definition of CONCEPT

1
:  organized around a main idea or theme <a concept album>
2
:  created to illustrate a concept <a concept car>

First Known Use of CONCEPT

1896

con·cept

noun \ˈkän-ˌsept\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CONCEPT

1
: something conceived in the mind
2
: an abstract or generic idea generalized from particular instances

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