Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Below is the Current Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary Definition of Concept:

con·cept P Pronunciation Key (knspt)
con·cept (knspt)
n. 1. Something conceived in the mind: THOUGHT, NOTION
2. An abstract or generic idea generalized from particular instances.
adj. 1. Organized around a main idea or theme.
2. Created to illustrate a concept.


to con·cept, con·cepted (knspt-ed) - con·cept-ing (knspt-ing)
v. 1. To generate ideas for the purpose of creatively solving a problem: "The team set aside some time for concepting in order to flesh out some plausible directions."