to cause (the young of various animals, esp. birds) to emerge from the egg or (of young birds, etc.) to emerge from the eggI transferred the eggs to a hen canary to hatch and rear.
to devise (a plot or plan)They hatched a plot to get their own back.
We devised a scheme to help him.
I had been planning a trip to the West Coast.
We may be able to design a course to suit your particular needs.
His projected visit to Washington had to be postponed.
He said the allegations were manufactured on the flimsiest evidence.
a meeting to plot the survival strategy of the party
He invented the first electric clock.
I began to conceive a plan of attack.
He formulated his plan for escape.
The oil companies were accused of contriving a shortage of gasoline to justify price increases.
concoct, , ,
He said the prisoner had concocted the story to get a lighter sentence.
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in the sense of breed
to produce or be producedIf they are unemployed, it's bound to breed resentment.
in the sense of brew
to devise or plan
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