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ENVISAGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does envisage mean? 

ENVISAGE (verb)
  The verb ENVISAGE has 1 sense:

1. form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case

  Familiarity information: ENVISAGE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENVISAGE (verb)


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Meaning:

Form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

conceive of; envisage; ideate; imagine

Context example:

Can you conceive of him as the president?

Hypernyms (to "envisage" is one way to...):

create by mental act; create mentally (create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "envisage"):

envision; fancy; figure; image; picture; project; see; visualise; visualize (imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind)

visualise; visualize (form a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract)

envision; foresee (picture to oneself; imagine possible)

fantasise; fantasize (portray in the mind)

prefigure (imagine or consider beforehand)

think (imagine or visualize)

fantasise; fantasize; fantasy (indulge in fantasies)

daydream; dream; stargaze; woolgather (have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Sentence example:

Did he envisage his major works over a short period of time?


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