Meaning of gestate
Pronunciation: (jes'tāt), [key]
— v., -tat•ed, -tat•ing.
- to carry in the womb during the period from conception to delivery.
- to think of and develop (an idea, opinion, plan, etc.) slowly in the mind.
- to experience the process of gestating offspring.
- to develop slowly.
- gestate (Thesaurus)