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vi·su·al·ize

 (vĭzh′o͞o-ə-līz′)
v. vi·su·al·ized, vi·su·al·iz·ing, vi·su·al·iz·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To form a mental image of; envisage: tried to visualize the scene as it was described.
b. To engage in psychological visualization with regard to (pain or a body process, for example).
2.
a. To render visible, as in an image or representation: "Movies have always been keen to visualize the gorier details of ocular trauma" (Dennis Lim).
b. To produce an image or visual representation of (an internal body part or action, for example) by radiological or other technology.
v.intr.
To form a mental image.

vi′su·al·iz′er n.

visualize

(ˈvɪʒʊəˌlaɪz; -zjʊ-) or

visualise

vb
1. (Psychology) to form a mental image of (something incapable of being viewed or not at that moment visible)
2. (Medicine) med to view by means of an X-ray the outline of (a bodily organ, structure, or part)
ˈvisualˌizer, ˈvisualˌiser n

vis•u•al•ize

(ˈvɪʒ u əˌlaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.i.
1. to recall or form mental images or pictures.
v.t.
2. to form a mental image of.
3. to make perceptible to the mind or imagination.
[1810–20]
vis′u•al•iz`a•ble, adj.
vis`u•al•i•za′tion, n.
vis′u•al•iz`er, vis′u•al•ist, n.

visualize


Past participle: visualized
Gerund: visualizing

Imperative
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Preterite
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.visualize - imaginevisualize - 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.visualize - view the outline of by means of an X-rayvisualize - view the outline of by means of an X-ray; "The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver"
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
view, watch, take in, see, catch - see or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie"
image - render visible, as by means of MRI
3.visualize - form a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract; "Mathematicians often visualize"
envision, fancy, picture, visualize, image, visualise, figure, see, project - 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"
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?"
4.visualize - make visiblevisualize - make visible; "With this machine, ultrasound can be visualized"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

visualize

verb picture, imagine, think about, envisage, contemplate, conceive of, see in the mind's eye, conjure up a mental picture of He could not visualize her as a child.

visualize

verb
To form mental images of:
Informal: feature.
Translations
představit si
visualisere
kuvitella mielessään
vizualizirati
思い描く
시각화하다
visualisera
ทำให้จินตนาการเห็น
hình dung

visualize

[ˈvɪzjʊəlaɪz] VT
1. (= imagine) → imaginarse
he tried to visualize the sceneintentó imaginarse la escena
he could not visualize her as oldno podía hacerse una idea de ella or no podía imaginársela de mayor
she visualized him working at his deskse lo imaginó trabajando en su mesa
try to visualize yourself sitting calmly on a planeimagínate que vas tranquilamente sentado en un avión
2. (= call to mind) [+ person, sb's face] → recordar
he found it difficult to visualize her nowahora le resultaba difícil recordarla
3. (= foresee) → prever
we do not visualize any great changeno prevemos ningún cambio de importancia
that is not how we visualized iteso no corresponde a lo que nosotros preveíamos

visualize

[ˈvɪʒuəlaɪz ˈvɪzjuəlaɪz] visualise (British) vt
(= have a visual image of) [+ face, image] → visualiser
He found he could visualise her face quite clearly → Il s'aperçut qu'il pouvait visualiser son visage assez clairement.
to visualize how → visualiser comment
to visualize o.s. → se visualiser
(= imagine) → s'imaginer
I find it hard to visualize life in the next century → J'ai du mal à m'imaginer la vie dans cent ans.
He could not visualize her as old → Il ne pouvait se l'imaginer vieille.

visualize

vt
(= see in mind)sich (dat)vorstellen
(= foresee)erwarten; we do not visualize many changeswir rechnen nicht mit großen Veränderungen; he visualizes some changes (= intends)er hat einige Veränderungen im Auge; that’s not how I’d visualized thingsso hatte ich mir das nicht vorgestellt

visualize

[ˈvɪzjʊəˌlaɪz] vt (imagine) → immaginare, immaginarsi; (foresee) → prevedere
to visualize sb doing sth → immaginare qn che fa qc

visualize

يَتَصَوَّرُ představit si visualisere vorstellen (sich) φτιάχνω νοητή εικόνα visualizar kuvitella mielessään visualiser vizualizirati visualizzare 思い描く 시각화하다 visualiseren visualisere wyobrazić sobie visualizar представлять visualisera ทำให้จินตนาการเห็น gözünde canlandırmak hình dung 形象化

vis·u·al·ize

v. visualizar.
1. crear una imagen visual de algo;
2. hacer visible, tal como copiar la imagen de un órgano en una radiografía.

visualize

vt visualizar
References in classic literature ?
But he had fought without visualizing the results of victory.
Nevertheless, she had great difficulty in reducing her mind to obedience; and her reading lacked conviction, as if, as was indeed the case, she had lost the power of visualizing what she read.
I see no reason to doubt his conclusion that the habit of abstract pursuits makes learned men much inferior to the average in power of visualizing, and much more exclusively occupied with words in their "thinking.
It is said that the imaginative and visualizing mind can make the imagined and visualized thing real, depending on one's belief system.
In the 19th century, scientists used basic forms of the techniques for detecting flaws in lenses or for visualizing shock waves made by bullets.
Imaging involves visualizing routines in the "mind's eye" before performing them.
Official release versions of NISTs computer programs for modeling and visualizing fire and smoke flow, Fire Dynamics Simulator 2.
It provides a safe an effective means of visualizing the esophagus either directly or via a video monitor.
Practice visualizing from an internal and external perspective - internal from your own eyes, external as watching a movie of yourself.