Translation of conceive in Spanish:


concebir, v.

Pronunciation: /kənˈsiːv//kənˈsiv/

transitive verb

  • 1

    • Quinn herself was keen to have the first test - a matter of weeks after William's birth - because she and her husband were undergoing fertility treatment at the time the child was conceived.
    • There are many children whose fathers died before they were born and were conceived naturally, and I think it's just the same for Liam.
    • When couples undergo IVF in hopes of conceiving a child, the procedure nearly always creates more embryos than will be used.
    • What will happen to the child that was conceived with the father out of work and the mother in need of support during maternity?
    • I will tell them how they were conceived by taking the sperm of a man and fertilizing one of my eggs in a test tube and then putting it back in my ovary.
    • Saffron was conceived using a new fertility treatment, ISCS, where a single sperm is injected into a single egg.
    • One of the huge social and biological changes wrought by the invention of the oral contraceptive, the Pill, is that once and for all it divided sex from the act of fertilisation, of conceiving a baby.
    • Sylvia may be having twins conceived by different fathers.
    • Louise Brown, the first human being to be conceived by in vitro fertilization, is a healthy, happy young woman who lives with her parents in England.
    • ‘The tulip range was conceived by combining the crystal vase and the flower to create an item which I hope people will desire,’ he said.
    • It may act as such, by suppressing ovulation, but it also works by making the lining of the womb hostile to the newly conceived embryo.
    • I cannot believe there are people who ask if our twins were conceived using fertility treatments or ‘naturally.’
    • It revealed that her parents had been engaged when she was conceived, but her father had died before they married.
    • Children who are conceived through sperm or embryo donation may never learn the truth about their genetic background.
    • If a couple conceives several embryos in vitro, one without the disease-carrying gene can be chosen and implanted in the mother's womb.
    • A naturally conceived fetus in a family with a genetic disorder such as thalassemia has less than a 20 percent chance of being disease free and immunity matched.
    • An Rh-negative mother and an Rh-positive father may conceive a baby who inherits the father's Rh-positive blood type.
    • Julia's pregnancy was conceived using an in vitro fertilization procedure.
    • Since her birth, more than 1.4 million children worldwide have been conceived with the aid of fertility treatments.
    • The original Act was keen to ensure that no succession or inheritance rights were obtained by posthumously conceived children or children born from embryos implanted posthumously.
    • 1.1(devise)

      (idea/book/plan/scheme) concebir
      a brilliantly conceived plan un plan muy bien concebido / de magnífica concepción
      • These could be values conceived as residing in nature or in nature as representative of something still beyond nature, the in-someway supernatural.
      • It doesn't take a great stretch of the imagination to conceive of who ‘such people’ are.
      • It would appear that even at present, Bekal Fort is putting up a defence, the only purpose for which it was conceived and created.
      • Terms limits were conceived as a way to safeguard against such possibilities.
      • Normalcy, in this version, was conceived as full integration - without any of the surreptitious derogations and defaults of the past - into a liberalised European economy.
      • The tilted steel arches of the ljburg bridge in Amsterdam were conceived to created a pair of outdoor ‘rooms’ marking the transition from old land to new.
      • He conceived the idea of a fish farm with two highly original advantages.
      • In 1908, Henry Ford, a farmer's boy from Michigan with little education, conceived the idea of a car designed for the masses.
      • It was Bob Waterston who had conceived the bold plan to accelerate the project.
      • Risk is conceived as the possibility of triggering unexpected, unlikely, and detrimental consequences by means of a decision attributable to a decision maker.
      • What sort of mind could possibly conceive an idea like this?
      • This question of how to conceive of human mental capacities is a vexed one.
      • It was the masons who originally conceived the idea of a tightly-knit religious-intellectual sect, existing within yet apart from mainstream society.
      • The show has been conceived as including the three aspects of his life, as Einstein - the Man, the Scientist as well as the Humanist-Philosopher.
      • Furthermore, caring relationships between adults are generally conceived as relationships of equality, with each party able to exit.
      • Hume notes that we cannot imagine or conceive of the negations of typical mathematical theorems, but this seems to be a weak hold on the necessity of mathematics.
      • But why should human rights be conceived as pre-institutional?
      • It was conceived and created by Graeme Glew, an industry consultant who has been involved in racing team management, a racing drivers' school and latterly in Formula One.
      • A good idea conceived by a developer without access to hardware like this is likely to remain unexplored.
      • This is because anything which is pain feels like pain, so we cannot imagine or conceive of something that is really pain but does not feel like it.
      • And the wildest of imaginations could not conceive of Iraq as a strategic threat to the world's only superpower.
      • Plans are conceived of as singular intentions, regarded as incongruous within a diverse society.
      • Certain genres have traditionally been conceived as male territory, thereby limiting or repressing the expression of female writers.
      • They offer two brilliantly conceived plans to restore sound money to our economies and our lives.
      • More than that, we have begun working in ways never dreamt of by Maynard Keynes when he first conceived the idea of government funding for the arts.
      • If we look back in to the Old Testament, at books such as Leviticus, we see the word of God that could not possible be conceived as acceptable in modern standards.
      • They should make that moral choice that they will not do anything which might be remotely conceived as supporting the regime.
      • In 1951, the French architect Le Corbusier conceived a master plan for the city - in only four days!
      • One may conceive of individual representations while abstracting from those physical repercussions which accompany them or follow them, but do not constitute them.
      • I don't really want to believe it, it requires an enormous mental leap to conceive of all this stuff around me, the fabric of our society, is so fragile and ephemeral but this is what logic dictates.
      • But it is not only the premise around which the BKAA was conceived that created problems.
      • NAB conceived the idea for the study, developed the coding sheet for analysis, participated as a coder, and is the primary author and guarantor.
      • Flavin traveled to Marfa in the early 1980s, and models of the buildings and meeting notes suggest that he conceived his plans around that time.
      • Discourse is thereby conceived as a ‘generative mechanism’ rather than as a self-referential sphere in which nothing of significance exists outside it.
      • The alternative is the dream conceived by our Founding Fathers, up to the ultimate in individual freedom consistent with an orderly society.
      • Although the idea was conceived and its studio was established in Jakarta, the contribution of the regions has been very important to the advancement of the organisation.
      • At its best, his show celebrates the capacity of our imagination to conceive of, then rationalise, the ridiculous.
      • The Kendal Traffic Plan was conceived in 1996 as a four-stage scheme.
      • This trophy was conceived and beautifully created in bronze by Tim Denton.
      • MK and AB conceived the idea, devised the protocol, and obtained funding for the study.

    • 1.2

      (imagine) imaginar
      (imagine) pensar
      (consider) considerar
      they conceived it to be their responsibility consideraron que era su responsabilidad
      • I can't conceive why you allowed him to use your car no concibo / no me cabe en la cabeza por qué le prestaste el coche

  • 2

    she conceived a passion for opera le entró pasión por la ópera
    • she conceived an instant antipathy for him le cogió antipatía de inmediato
  • 3

    (child) concebir

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (become pregnant)