What does it mean to conceive something?

Think about the word

Look around or look at the universe, the stars, the clothes we wear, the food we eat, the instruments we play

A person or a group of people conceived all the things we see around us

We conceive words, stringing them together like twisted cords or linking chains

We conceive ideas for books and stories and poems and great speeches

We conceive babies from a tiny cell that fertilizes and multiplies and grows within us

We conceive because we live and we must think and we must survive

See the Free Dictionary's definition of conceive: