What does the word concept mean?

Usage examples for concept

  1. " Socialism," answered the young man slowly, while he fixed his eyes on the smouldering fire, " Socialism is a political movement, a concept of life, a philosophy, an interpretation, a prophecy, an ideal. – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  2. Suddenly, and but a barely passing whisper of thought, Hanlon caught the concept that the intended victim's death was necessary to the coup " they" were planning on Simonides. – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  3. They were able within two weeks to enter the public concept of themselves. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht