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ɛnˈvɪz ɪdʒen·vis·age

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisage(verb)

    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. envisage(Verb)

    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. Envisage(verb)

    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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    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. Sanjay Mistry:

    People are still going to want to physically buy something in a store, but virtual reality is the experience where they can envisage (the item), and use it more as a planning tool than a purchasing tool.

  2. 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.

  3. Dan Vidrascu:

    An economy, a country can only grow if it has an educated public, and ... anywhere I look people become smarter with good teachers and books, if we envisage a country with something better to say and a different trajectory, then I think the number one objective should be making the young generation better prepared.

  4. Philip Hammond:

    What will start to reduce uncertainty is when we are able to set out more clearly the kind of arrangement we envisage going forward with the European Union, if our European Union partners respond to such a vision positively - obviously it will be subject to negotiation - so that there is a sense perhaps later this year that we are all on the same page in terms of where we expect to be going. I think that will send a reassuring signal to the business community and to markets.

  5. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond:

    We will certainly want to support the new Libyan government in any practical way we can but I don't envisage that there will be a situation where we need or want to put combat troop boots on the ground, i don't think we are likely to think that putting combat troops on the ground is a helpful contribution - there are plenty of armed men in Libya. What they need is organization, command and control, air-gathered intelligence, strategic organization.

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