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tr.v. en·vi·sioned, en·vi·sion·ing, en·vi·sions
To picture in the mind; imagine.
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(tr) to conceive of as a possibility, esp in the future; foresee
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to picture mentally, esp. some future event or events.
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Past participle: envisioned
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|Verb||1.||envision - 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"
|2.||envision - picture to oneself; imagine possible; "I cannot envision him as President"|
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verb conceive of, expect, imagine, predict, anticipate, see, contemplate, envisage, foresee, visualize trying to envision the outcome of his actions
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1. To form mental images of:
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