Definition of Envision

1. Verb. Imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind. "Did he envision his major works over a short period of time?"; "I can see a risk in this strategy"




2. Verb. Picture to oneself; imagine possible. "I cannot envision him as President"
Exact synonyms: Foresee
Generic synonyms: Conceive Of, Envisage, Ideate, Imagine
Derivative terms: Envisioning

Definition of Envision

1. Verb. (transitive) To conceive or see something within one's mind. To imagine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Envision

1. to envisage [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: envisage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Envision

environments
environomes
environs
environut
environuts
enviros
envisagable
envisage
envisaged
envisagement
envisagements
envisager
envisagers
envisages
envisaging
envision (current term)
envisioned
envisioner
envisioners
envisioning
envisionings
envisionment
envisionments
envisions
envoi
envois
envoke
envokes
envolume
envolumed

Literary usage of Envision

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"envision appeared on the scene by 1919—late enough, apparently, to escape Fowler's censorious eye ... Evans 1957 accepts both words but claims that envision ..."

2. Strategic Education Research Partnership by Suzanne Donovan, Alexandra K. Wigdor, Catherine E. Snow (2003)
"We envision this board as a group of paid agents of the institution appointed for ... We envision a substantial gestation period, during which the number of ..."

3. Growing Readers: Units Of Study In The Primary Classroom by Kathy Collins (2004)
"Some mini-lessons I have done to support my children as they envision the ... •JJ Readers envision the characters, settings, and actions in the story. ..."

4. Transcendence of the Western Mind: Physics, Metaphysics, and Life on Earth by Samuel C. Avery (2003)
"The place in my mind where I envision what you are telling me about is also the place where I envision doing what I am going to do. ..."

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