Academic Vocab List #1
|Conceive|| to think up or form in the mind (verb)|
I will conceive a plan to raise money for the new theater.
Synonyms- to think creatively, imagine, ponder, consider, come up with, develop, envision
Antonyms- impossible, unbelievable, unthinkable, unrealistic, unimaginable
|Inconceivable|| Impossible to believe or imagine (Adj)|
It was inconceivable to me that my sister would tell the truth.
Synonyms- impossible, unbelievable, unthinkable, unrealistic, unimaginable
Antonyms- imagine, think of, form an idea, possible
|Concept|| A general idea or thought (noun)|
Fairness is a concept that most people understand.
Synonyms- thought, theory, idea, plan, consideration, image, notion
Antonyms- being, concrete
|Conceptualize|| To form a concept or idea (verb)|
When inventors conceptualize solutions to problems, they create new inventions.
Synonyms- implement, to do, to act, develop an idea, gestate, visualize mentally
Antonyms- ponder on, keep to yourself
|Propose|| An offered or suggested plan of action (verb)|
Each member will propose a topic for the group project.
Synonyms- lay before, motion, nominate, offer, suggest
Antonyms- condemn, deny, oppose, refuse, reject
|Proposal|| A suggestion or plan (noun)|
The group wrote a proposal to take a field trip.
Synonyms- suggestion, presentation for action, suggestion, idea, plan, offer
Antonyms- reject, denied, opposed, opposition of an idea
|Proposition|| An offered or suggested plan of action (noun)|
My proposition is that i will mow her lawn for a small fee.
Synonyms- hypothesis, motion, plan, presentation, project, recommendation
Antonyms- condemnation, denial, opposition, refusal, rejection
|Intend|| To have something in mind, as a goal, plan, or purpose (verb)|
The students intend to raise money to pay for a class trip.
Synonyms- aim, aspire to, attempt, be determined, be resolved, have a goal or plan
Antonyms- have no goal, no plan, undetermined
|Intention|| Something that you mean to do (verb)|
The team's intention is to win the final game.
Synonyms- aim, designation, hope, motive, object, objective, plan, point, purpose,
Antonyms- accident, mishap, setback