Imagine

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Imagine \Im*ag"ine\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Imagined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imagining}.] [F. imaginer, L. imaginari, p. p. imaginatus, fr. imago image. See {Image}.]

1. To form in the mind a notion or idea of; to form a mental image of; to conceive; to produce by the imagination.

In the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear! --Shak.

2. To contrive in purpose; to scheme; to devise; to compass; to purpose. See {Compass}, verb (used with an object), 5.

How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? --Ps. lxii. 3.

3. To represent to one's self; to think; to believe. --Shak.

Syn: To fancy; conceive; apprehend; think; believe; suppose; opine; deem; plan; scheme; devise.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Imagine \Im*ag"ine\, verb (used without an object)

1. To form images or conceptions; to conceive; to devise.

2. To think; to suppose.

My sister is not so defenseless left As you imagine. --Milton.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

imagine

verb

1: form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case; "Can you conceive of him as the president?" [syn: {imagine}, {conceive of}, {ideate}, {envisage}]

2: expect, believe, or suppose; "I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad state"; "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up" [syn: {think}, {opine}, {suppose}, {imagine}, {reckon}, {guess}]


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