Definition of Envisage

1. Verb. Form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case. "Did he envisage his major works over a short period of time?"; "Can you conceive of him as the president?"




Definition of Envisage

1. v. t. To look in the face of; to apprehend; to regard.

Definition of Envisage

1. Verb. To conceive or see something within one's mind. To imagine or envision. ¹

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Definition of Envisage

1. to form a mental image of [v -AGED, -AGING, -AGES]

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Literary usage of Envisage

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"envisage can express a broad range of nuances and is a very useful word—so ... envisage and envision are almost never followed by that, yet in spite of this ..."

2. The Origins of the War by Raymond Poincar̂ae (1921)
"... ambassadors to inform us that, in these conditions, 6e Russia was compelled to envisage the imminence of war, and that she relied on us as an ally. ..."

3. Rational Psychology: Or, The Subjective Idea and the Objective Law of All by Laurens Perseus Hickok (1854)
"The possibility of the communing in my pure objects by another subject would demand that this diverse subject should be competent to envisage the self in ..."

4. The New Everyday: Views on Ambient Intelligenceby Stefano Marzano by Stefano Marzano (2003)
"We can, however, try to understand what is happening in society, in cultures and in people's daily lives, so that we can envisage socially and culturally ..."

5. Mathematische Annalen by Carl Neumann, Otto Blumenthal, Bartel Leendert Waerden, Adolph Mayer, David Hilbert, Alfred Clebsch, Albert Einstein, Constantin Carath�eodory, Erich Hecke, Felix Klein, Heinrich Behnke (1882)
"... et au calcul des intégrales abéliennes de l"re espèce et je me bornerai à résumer en ces quelques lignes les résultats de ce travail: Si l'on envisage ..."

6. The Foundations of Science: Science and Hypothesis, The Value of Science by Henri Poincaré (1913)
"Instead of envisaging directly the relation of the body A and the body B, we introduce between them an intermediary, which is space, and we envisage three ..."

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