Definitions for visionˈvɪʒ ən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act or power of sensing with the eyes; sight.
the power of anticipating that which may come to be; foresight:
something seen in or as if in a dream, often attributed to divine agency. the experience of such a perception.
a vivid, imaginative anticipation:
visions of wealth and glory.
something seen; an object of sight.
a scene, person, etc., of extraordinary beauty.
Origin of vision:
1250–1300; < L vīsiō act of seeing, sight, der. of vid(ēre) to see
a vivid mental image
"he had a vision of his own death"
sight, vision, visual sense, visual modality(noun)
the ability to see; the visual faculty
vision, visual sensation(noun)
the perceptual experience of seeing
"the runners emerged from the trees into his clear vision"; "he had a visual sensation of intense light"
imagination, imaginativeness, vision(noun)
the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
"popular imagination created a world of demons"; "imagination reveals what the world could be"
a religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance
"he had a vision of the Virgin Mary"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the ability to see
an idea of how sth should be in the future
her vision of a cleaner world for our children
the ability to consider and have new ideas for the future
Improvement of the education system will require vision.
a strong spiritual experience in which sb sees sth
a vision in which he spoke to God
The sense or ability of sight.
Something imaginary one thinks one sees.
He tried drinking from the pool of water, but realized it was only a vision.
An ideal or a goal toward which one aspires.
He worked tirelessly toward his vision of world peace.
A religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance.
He had a vision of the Virgin Mary.
A person or thing of extraordinary beauty.
To imagine something as if it were to be true.
Origin: From visio, noun of action from the perfect passive participle visus, from the verb videre + action noun suffix -io.
the act of seeing external objects; actual sight
the faculty of seeing; sight; one of the five senses, by which colors and the physical qualities of external objects are appreciated as a result of the stimulating action of light on the sensitive retina, an expansion of the optic nerve
that which is seen; an object of sight
especially, that which is seen otherwise than by the ordinary sight, or the rational eye; a supernatural, prophetic, or imaginary sight; an apparition; a phantom; a specter; as, the visions of Isaiah
hence, something unreal or imaginary; a creation of fancy
to see in a vision; to dream
Translations for vision
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
something seen in the imagination or in a dream
God appeared to him in a vision.
- طَيْف، رُؤْيَه في الخَيالArabic
- visãoPortuguese (BR)
- die VisionGerman
- nägemus, kujutlusEstonian
- vizija, priviđenjeCroatian
- sÿn; vitrun, hugsÿnIcelandic
- 환상(꿈) 같은 광경Korean
- regėjimas, vizijaLithuanian
- vīzija; sapnisLatvian
- syn, visjonNorwegian
- widzenie, wizjaPolish
- خيالي منظره: خيال:بصيرت: باصره، منظره: دباصري حسPashto
- мечта; видениеRussian
- videnie, víziaSlovak
- duhovno videnjeSlovenian
- syn, visionSwedish
- 幻象，夢境Chinese (Trad.)
- điều mơ thấy, cảnh mộngVietnamese
- 梦幻（境）Chinese (Simp.)
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