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v. i·de·at·ed, i·de·at·ing, i·de·ates
To form an idea of; imagine or conceive: "Such characters represent a grotesquely blown-up aspect of an ideal man ... if not realizable, capable of being ideated" (Anthony Burgess).
To conceive mental images; think.
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pertaining to, or characterized by, ideation
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i•de•a•tion•al(ˌaɪ diˈeɪ ʃə nl)
of or involving ideas or concepts.
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|Adj.||1.||ideational - being of the nature of a notion or concept; "a plan abstract and conceptional"; "to improve notional comprehension"; "a notional response to the question"|
abstract - existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment; "abstract words like `truth' and `justice'"
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