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incept

verb in·cept \ ə̇nˈsept \

Definition of incept

-ed/-ing/-s
transitive verb
1 archaic : begin, commence, undertake
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[influenced in meaning by Latin capere to take]
: to take in: such as
a : ingest
  • phagocytes incepting foreign particles
b : to receive as a member
intransitive verb
: to obtain an advanced degree and therewith the right to teach or practice a learned profession now used only at Cambridge University

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Origin and Etymology of incept

Latin inceptus, past participle of incipere


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incept

noun in·cept \ ˈinˌsept \

Definition of incept

plural incepts
: anlage

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