Definitions for visualizeˈvɪʒ u əˌlaɪz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vis•u•al•izeˈvɪʒ u əˌlaɪz(v.)-ized, -iz•ing.
(v.i.)to recall or form mental images or pictures.
(v.t.)to form a mental image of.
to make perceptible to the mind or imagination.
Origin of visualize:
visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image(verb)
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"
view the outline of by means of an X-ray
"The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver"
form a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract
"Mathematicians often visualize"
"With this machine, ultrasound can be visualized"
to make visual, or visible; to see in fancy