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From pre- +‎ conceive.



preconceive (third-person singular simple present preconceives, present participle preconceiving, simple past and past participle preconceived)

  1. To conceive, or form an opinion of, beforehand; to form a previous notion or idea of.
    Synonym: foreconceive

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for preconceive in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)