AskDefine | Define envisage

Dictionary Definition

envisage 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?" [syn: imagine, conceive of, ideate]

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English

Pronunciation

  • a UK /ɛnˈvɪz.ɪdʒ/, /En.vIz.IdZ/

Verb

  1. To conceive or see something within one's mind. To imagine or envision.

Translations

to conceive or see something within in one's mind

French

Verb

  1. Form of First-person singular present subjunctive, envisager
  2. Form of Third-person singular present subjunctive, envisager
  3. Form of Second-person singular imperative, envisager

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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