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Meaning of ENVISAGE

Pronunciation:  en'vizij

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case; "Can you conceive of him as the president?"

ENVISAGE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: conceive of, ideate, imagine
 See Also: create by mental act, create mentally, daydream, dream, envision, fancy, fantasise, fantasize, figure, foresee, image, picture, prefigure, project, see, stargaze, think, visualise, visualize, woolgather



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\En*vis"age\ (?; 48), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Envisaged}
(?; 48); p. pr. & vb. n. {Envisaging}.] [F. envisager; pref.
en- (L. in) + visage face, visage. See {Visage}.]
To look in the face of; to apprehend; to regard. [R.]

      From the very dawn of existence the infant must
      envisage self, and body acting on self.  --McCosh.

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