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en·vi·sion

 (ĕn-vĭzh′ən)
tr.v. en·vi·sioned, en·vi·sion·ing, en·vi·sions
To picture in the mind; imagine.
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envision

(ɪnˈvɪʒən)
vb
(tr) to conceive of as a possibility, esp in the future; foresee
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en•vi•sion

(ɛnˈvɪʒ ən)

v.t.
to picture mentally, esp. some future event or events.
[1920–25]
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envision


Past participle: envisioned
Gerund: envisioning

Imperative
envision
envision
Present
I envision
you envision
he/she/it envisions
we envision
you envision
they envision
Preterite
I envisioned
you envisioned
he/she/it envisioned
we envisioned
you envisioned
they envisioned
Present Continuous
I am envisioning
you are envisioning
he/she/it is envisioning
we are envisioning
you are envisioning
they are envisioning
Present Perfect
I have envisioned
you have envisioned
he/she/it has envisioned
we have envisioned
you have envisioned
they have envisioned
Past Continuous
I was envisioning
you were envisioning
he/she/it was envisioning
we were envisioning
you were envisioning
they were envisioning
Past Perfect
I had envisioned
you had envisioned
he/she/it had envisioned
we had envisioned
you had envisioned
they had envisioned
Future
I will envision
you will envision
he/she/it will envision
we will envision
you will envision
they will envision
Future Perfect
I will have envisioned
you will have envisioned
he/she/it will have envisioned
we will have envisioned
you will have envisioned
they will have envisioned
Future Continuous
I will be envisioning
you will be envisioning
he/she/it will be envisioning
we will be envisioning
you will be envisioning
they will be envisioning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been envisioning
you have been envisioning
he/she/it has been envisioning
we have been envisioning
you have been envisioning
they have been envisioning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been envisioning
you will have been envisioning
he/she/it will have been envisioning
we will have been envisioning
you will have been envisioning
they will have been envisioning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been envisioning
you had been envisioning
he/she/it had been envisioning
we had been envisioning
you had been envisioning
they had been envisioning
Conditional
I would envision
you would envision
he/she/it would envision
we would envision
you would envision
they would envision
Past Conditional
I would have envisioned
you would have envisioned
he/she/it would have envisioned
we would have envisioned
you would have envisioned
they would have envisioned
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.envision - imagineenvision - imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind; "I can't see him on horseback!"; "I can see what will happen"; "I can see a risk in this strategy"
realize, see, understand, realise - perceive (an idea or situation) mentally; "Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point"; "Does she realize how important this decision is?"; "I don't understand the idea"
visualise, visualize - form a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract; "Mathematicians often visualize"
conceive of, envisage, ideate, imagine - form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case; "Can you conceive of him as the president?"
2.envision - picture to oneself; imagine possible; "I cannot envision him as President"
conceive of, envisage, ideate, imagine - form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case; "Can you conceive of him as the president?"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

envision

verb conceive of, expect, imagine, predict, anticipate, see, contemplate, envisage, foresee, visualize trying to envision the outcome of his actions
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envision

verb
1. To form mental images of:
Informal: feature.
2. To know in advance:
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Translations

envision

[ɪnˈvɪʒən] vt (= imagine) → envisager
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