What does visionary mean?

Definitions for visionary
ˈvɪʒ əˌnɛr ivi·sion·ary

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. visionary(noun)

    a person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible

  2. visionary, illusionist, seer(adj)

    a person with unusual powers of foresight

  3. airy, impractical, visionary, Laputan, windy(adj)

    not practical or realizable; speculative

    "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich"

Wiktionary

  1. visionary(Noun)

    someone who has visions; a seer

    Etymology: vision + -ary

  2. visionary(Noun)

    an impractical dreamer

    Etymology: vision + -ary

  3. visionary(Noun)

    someone who has positive ideas about the future

    Etymology: vision + -ary

  4. visionary(Adjective)

    having vision or foresight

    Etymology: vision + -ary

  5. visionary(Adjective)

    imaginary or illusory

    Etymology: vision + -ary

  6. visionary(Adjective)

    prophetic or revelatory

    Etymology: vision + -ary

  7. visionary(Adjective)

    idealistic or utopian

    Etymology: vision + -ary

Webster Dictionary

  1. Visionary(adj)

    of or pertaining to a visions or visions; characterized by, appropriate to, or favorable for, visions

  2. Visionary(adj)

    affected by phantoms; disposed to receive impressions on the imagination; given to reverie; apt to receive, and act upon, fancies as if they were realities

  3. Visionary(adj)

    existing in imagination only; not real; fanciful; imaginary; having no solid foundation; as, visionary prospect; a visionary scheme or project

  4. Visionary(noun)

    one whose imagination is disturbed; one who sees visions or phantoms

  5. Visionary(noun)

    one whose imagination overpowers his reason and controls his judgment; an unpractical schemer; one who builds castles in the air; a daydreamer

Freebase

  1. Visionary

    Defined broadly, a visionary, is one who can envision the future. For some groups this can involve the supernatural The visionary state is achieved via meditation, drugs, lucid dreams, daydreams, or art. One example is Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th-century artist/visionary and Catholic saint. Other visionaries in religion are St Bernadette and Joseph Smith.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. visionary

    1. One who hacks vision, in the sense of an Artificial Intelligence researcher working on the problem of getting computers to ‘see’ things using TV cameras. (There isn't any problem in sending information from a TV camera to a computer. The problem is, how can the computer be programmed to make use of the camera information? See SMOP, AI-complete.) 2. [IBM] One who reads the outside literature. At IBM, apparently, such a penchant is viewed with awe and wonder.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of visionary in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of visionary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of visionary in a Sentence

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    I discuss, with the visionary figures, not those who pretend such as that.

  2. Heather Crawford:

    Tom is a visionary who genuinely dreams about a waste-free world, he has these idealistic goals that he drives the whole team towards, and he asks people to do the impossible.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Dream big, be a visionary and dare to pursue your dream and vision unyieldingly until you realize them.

  4. Andreas Eigenbauer:

    That is visionary, you need a drastic change in support in the population to reach that goal. If you do not get it, then it gets really difficult.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The qualified and visionary figures and writers depend not on media and encyclopedias; conversely, those both, need them, to run and fill its programmes and projects.

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Translations for visionary

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  • حالمArabic
  • vizionářCzech
  • visionär, Visionärin, Idealist, Fantast, hellseherisch, ideal, Träumerin, unwirklich, seherisch, TräumerGerman
  • viziuloEsperanto
  • ilusorio, visionario, idealistaSpanish
  • ihanteellinen, idealistinen, kuvitteellinen, utopistinen, visionääri, näkemyksellinen, haaveilija, visionäärinen, ilmestyksellinen, profeetallinen, näkijäFinnish
  • visionnaire, prospectivisteFrench
  • taibhsearScottish Gaelic
  • काल्पनिकHindi
  • visionerIndonesian
  • illusorio, immaginario, veggente, visionario, lungimirante, chiaroveggente, idealeItalian
  • 공상가Korean
  • fantastisch, utopisch, visionair, fantast, denkbeeldig, ingebeeld, dromer, helderziende, onrealistisch, idealist, onverwezenlijkbaar, onwerkelijk, idealistischDutch
  • vizionarRomanian
  • идеалист, мечтательRussian
  • visionärSwedish
  • தொலைநோக்குTamil
  • vizyonerTurkish
  • بصیرتUrdu
  • visionan, hivisionan, jivisionanVolapük
  • 有遠見的Chinese

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