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    Question Concept and Conception

    What is the differences between these two words?

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    Re: Concept and Conception

    Conception can refer to pregnancy. It also seems to me to have a wider sense that just the idea.

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    Then concept could refer some basic knowledge in a subject , while concept not?


    By the way, is the way knowledge used the way in the above sencence correct?

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    Re: Concept and Conception

    Assuming you mean 'conception' for the second, then I would say so. 'Knowledge' is fine, but it should be 'refer to'.

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    Re: Concept and Conception

    You mean conception could refer the fundalmental things in a subject ,while concept not?


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    Re: Concept and Conception

    You may confuse your reader. Conception is generally used for fertilization of an egg while concept is used for an abstract/idea.

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    Re: Concept and Conception

    I've looke them up in the dictionary.com, and the branches of meaning of both words overlapps , actually.

    It is true that conception , in most cases , indicates the physilogical process that give birth to babies, but it also could mean something conceived in mind, a concept, a thought, or even a plan.


    Then do you still think the same way?
    How would you choose?
    Is it a question of habitual use of people?


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    Re: Concept and Conception

    Quote Originally Posted by AUTOMOON
    I've looke them up in the dictionary.com, and the branches of meaning of both words overlapps , actually.

    It is true that conception , in most cases , indicates the physilogical process that give birth to babies, but it also could mean something conceived in mind, a concept, a thought, or even a plan.


    Then do you still think the same way?
    How would you choose?
    Is it a question of habitual use of people?
    I would use concept for an idea, a lay out, a plan and conception for fertilization (has nothing to do with giving birth) or the start of a concept. His conception of the problem led to the concept of its solution...
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    Re: Concept and Conception

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    I hope that helps!


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    #10

    Re: Concept and Conception

    Your concept is a bit out of concept!

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