[jes-teyt] /ˈdʒɛs teɪt/
verb (used with object), gestated, gestating.
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.
verb (used without object), gestated, gestating.
to experience the process of gestating offspring.
to develop slowly.
(transitive) to carry (developing young) in the uterus during pregnancy
(transitive) to develop (a plan or idea) in the mind
(intransitive) to be in the process of gestating
1866, back-formation from gestation. Related: Gestated; gestating.
- Gesta romanorum
/ˈdʒɛstə ˌrəʊməˈnɔːrəm/ noun 1. a popular collection of tales in Latin with moral applications, compiled in the late 13th century as a manual for preachers
[guh-stah-poh; German guh-shtah-poh] /gəˈstɑ poʊ; German gəˈʃtɑ poʊ/ noun 1. the German state secret police during the Nazi regime, organized in 1933 and notorious for its brutal methods and operations. adjective 2. (sometimes lowercase) of or resembling the Nazi Gestapo, especially in the brutal suppression of opposition: The new regime is using gestapo tactics. /ɡɛˈstɑːpəʊ; […]
- Gestalt therapy
gestalt therapy n. Psychotherapy with individuals or groups that emphasizes treatment of the person as a whole, including a person’s biological components and their organic functioning, perceptual configuration, and interrelationships with the external world.
- Get on with it
see: get on , def. 6.