Also found in: Thesaurus.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Verb||1.||create mentally - create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands|
draw, make - make, formulate, or derive in the mind; "I draw a line here"; "draw a conclusion"; "draw parallels"; "make an estimate"; "What do you make of his remarks?"
re-create - form anew in the imagination; recollect and re-form in the mind; "His mind re-creates the entire world"
give birth - create or produce an idea; "Marx and Engels gave birth to communism"
schematize - formulate in regular order; to reduce to a scheme or formula; "The chemists schematized the various reactions in a coherent fashion"
devise, excogitate, invent, contrive, formulate, forge - come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
conceive, conceptualise, conceptualize, gestate - have the idea for; "He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients"; "This library was well conceived"
dream up, think up, hatch, concoct, think of - devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"
conceive of, envisage, ideate, imagine - form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case; "Can you conceive of him as the president?"
contrive, design, plan, project - make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"
design, plan - make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form; "design a better mousetrap"; "plan the new wing of the museum"
write - create code, write a computer program; "She writes code faster than anybody else"
construct - create by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts; "construct a proof"; "construct an argument"
construct - create by linking linguistic units; "construct a sentence"; "construct a paragraph"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.