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 for concept
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Concept \Con"cept\, n. [L. conceptus (cf. neut. conceptum
     fetus), p. p. of concipere to conceive: cf. F. concept. See
     Conceit.]
     An abstract general conception; a notion; a universal.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The words conception, concept, notion, should be
           limited to the thought of what can not be represented
           in the imagination; as, the thought suggested by a
           general term.                            --Sir W.
                                                    Hamilton.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  concept
      n 1: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from
           specific instances [syn: concept, conception,
           construct] [ant: misconception]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  78 Moby Thesaurus words for "concept":
     Vorstellung, apprehension, assumption, attitude,
     climate of opinion, common belief, community sentiment, conceit,
     conception, conceptualization, conclusion, consensus gentium,
     consideration, eidetic image, envisaging, envisioning, estimate,
     estimation, ethos, eye, fancy, feeling, general belief, idea,
     image, imagery, imagery study, imaging, imagism, imagistic poetry,
     imago, impression, intellection, intellectual object, judgment,
     lifelike image, lights, memory-trace, mental image,
     mental impression, mental picture, mental representation, mind,
     mystique, notion, objectification, observation, opinion,
     perception, personal judgment, picture, picturing, poetic imagery,
     point of view, popular belief, position, posture, presumption,
     prevailing belief, public belief, public opinion, reaction, recept,
     reflection, representation, sentiment, sight, stance, supposition,
     theory, thinking, thought, view, vision, visual image,
     visualization, way of thinking, word-painting
  
  

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