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ɛnˈvɪz ɪdʒen·vis·age

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisageverb

    form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case

    "Can you conceive of him as the president?"


  1. envisageverb

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

    From the very dawn of existence the infant must envisage self, and body acting on self. uE000202275uE001 McCosh.

    Etymology: From envisager, from en + visage; see visage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Envisageverb

    to look in the face of; to apprehend; to regard

    Etymology: [F. envisager; pref. en- (L. in) + visage face, visage. See Visage.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Envisage

    en-viz′āj, v.t. to face: to consider.—n. Envis′agement. [Fr. envisageren, and visage, the visage.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'envisage' in Verbs Frequency: #759

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of envisage in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of envisage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of envisage in a Sentence

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The worst and legalized dishonesty is: Promote your writing and work with own finance and risk, to catch fame, and sign to let the promoter to earn money upon that, which you envisage and deserve.

  2. Judge Deborah Taylor:

    Whilst you may have had fears as to what may happen to you, nonetheless you had a choice, it is difficult to envisage a more serious example of this offence.

  3. Andy Murray:

    I don't think he has a huge ego so I wouldn't envisage that being a huge problem, they have spoken to each other a number of times on the phone, both have said to me that it went very well, they both like each other and know each other from their playing days which is good.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Dare to envision (imagine or visualize) what your future life might be or become, as well envisage it i.e. regard or conceive it as a possibility and then live it out. I mean, get busy (work hard) towards it. For, you will surely and eventually realize or actualize it.

  5. Steve Donzé:

    You could envisage a scenario where the U.S. pauses both its balance sheet reduction and rate increases.

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