What does vision mean?

Definitions for vision
ˈvɪʒ ənvi·sion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vision.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vision(noun)

    a vivid mental image

    "he had a vision of his own death"

  2. sight, vision, visual sense, visual modality(noun)

    the ability to see; the visual faculty

  3. 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"

  4. 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"

  5. vision(noun)

    a religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance

    "he had a vision of the Virgin Mary"

Wiktionary

  1. vision(Noun)

    The sense or ability of sight.

    Etymology: From visio, noun of action from the perfect passive participle visus, from the verb videre + action noun suffix -io.

  2. vision(Noun)

    Something imaginary one thinks one sees.

    He tried drinking from the pool of water, but realized it was only a vision.

    Etymology: From visio, noun of action from the perfect passive participle visus, from the verb videre + action noun suffix -io.

  3. vision(Noun)

    An ideal or a goal toward which one aspires.

    He worked tirelessly toward his vision of world peace.

    Etymology: From visio, noun of action from the perfect passive participle visus, from the verb videre + action noun suffix -io.

  4. vision(Noun)

    A religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance.

    He had a vision of the Virgin Mary.

    Etymology: From visio, noun of action from the perfect passive participle visus, from the verb videre + action noun suffix -io.

  5. vision(Noun)

    A person or thing of extraordinary beauty.

    Etymology: From visio, noun of action from the perfect passive participle visus, from the verb videre + action noun suffix -io.

  6. vision(Verb)

    To imagine something as if it were to be true.

    Etymology: From visio, noun of action from the perfect passive participle visus, from the verb videre + action noun suffix -io.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vision

    the act of seeing external objects; actual sight

    Etymology: [OE. visioun, F. vision, fr. L. visio, from videre, visum, to see: akin to Gr. to see, I know, and E. wit. See Wit, v., and cf. Advice, Clairvoyant, Envy, Evident, Provide, Revise, Survey, View, Visage, Visit.]

  2. Vision

    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

    Etymology: [OE. visioun, F. vision, fr. L. visio, from videre, visum, to see: akin to Gr. to see, I know, and E. wit. See Wit, v., and cf. Advice, Clairvoyant, Envy, Evident, Provide, Revise, Survey, View, Visage, Visit.]

  3. Vision

    that which is seen; an object of sight

    Etymology: [OE. visioun, F. vision, fr. L. visio, from videre, visum, to see: akin to Gr. to see, I know, and E. wit. See Wit, v., and cf. Advice, Clairvoyant, Envy, Evident, Provide, Revise, Survey, View, Visage, Visit.]

  4. Vision

    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

    Etymology: [OE. visioun, F. vision, fr. L. visio, from videre, visum, to see: akin to Gr. to see, I know, and E. wit. See Wit, v., and cf. Advice, Clairvoyant, Envy, Evident, Provide, Revise, Survey, View, Visage, Visit.]

  5. Vision

    hence, something unreal or imaginary; a creation of fancy

    Etymology: [OE. visioun, F. vision, fr. L. visio, from videre, visum, to see: akin to Gr. to see, I know, and E. wit. See Wit, v., and cf. Advice, Clairvoyant, Envy, Evident, Provide, Revise, Survey, View, Visage, Visit.]

  6. Vision(verb)

    to see in a vision; to dream

    Etymology: [OE. visioun, F. vision, fr. L. visio, from videre, visum, to see: akin to Gr. to see, I know, and E. wit. See Wit, v., and cf. Advice, Clairvoyant, Envy, Evident, Provide, Revise, Survey, View, Visage, Visit.]

Freebase

  1. Vision

    The Vision is the name of a number of fictional characters, each superheroes, that appear in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The Vision is an android and a member of the Avengers.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vision

    vizh′un, n. the act or sense of seeing: sight: anything seen: anything imagined to be seen: a divine revelation: an apparition: anything imaginary.—v.t. to see as a vision: to present as in a vision.—n. (Scot.) Visie (viz′i), a close look at anything.—adj. Vis′ional, pertaining to a vision, not real.—adv. Vis′ionally.—n. Vis′ionariness.—adj. Vis′ionary, affected by visions: apt to see visions, imaginative: existing in imagination only: not real.—n. one who sees visions: one who forms impracticable schemes.—adj. Vis′ioned (rare), inspired so as to see visions: seen in a vision, spectral.—n. Vis′ionist, a visionary person, one who believes in visions.—adj. Vis′ionless, destitute of vision.—Beatific vision (see Beatify); Centre, Point, of vision, the position from which anything is observed, or represented as being seen. [Fr.,—L. visio, visionisvidēre, visum, to see; cf. Gr. idein, Eng. wit.]

Editors Contribution

  1. vision

    A collective project, task or picture of what a team of people choose to focus on and achieve united with each other.

    The collective vision is accurate and crystal clear of what we choose to create together, optimum health, shared prosperity for all and a world united in perfect harmony.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 7, 2020  
  2. vision

    The act, fact, sense and ability of sight and to see.

    The vision was crystal clear and all have the ability to see with crystal clear eyesight.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 3, 2020  
  3. vision

    To create a picture with the mind and imagination.

    We are using our sense of vision to create the world we choose as a collective humanity.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 28, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'vision' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2391

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'vision' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4450

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'vision' in Nouns Frequency: #967

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How to say vision in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vision in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vision in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of vision in a Sentence

  1. Anthony D'Angelo:

    If you have a vision, do something with it.

  2. Isaac Bashevis Singer:

    Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.

  3. Lorna Wallis:

    It would be nice for someone to present their vision, you know a passionate vision.

  4. Jonathan Faiman:

    With NEOS I saw an opportunity that we could provide countries with a good vision of what's under their country, not only a vision but a value as well.

  5. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster:

    He will develop a strong, respectful message that the United States and the entire civilized world expects our Muslim allies to take a strong stand against radical Islamist ideology, an ideology that uses a perverted interpretation of religion to justify crimes against all humanity, he will call for Muslim leaders to promote a peaceful vision of Islam.

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