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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How to say visionary in sign language?

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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:

    A chicken benefits not from her eggs, the honeybees cannot enjoy their honey; similarly, a writer earns nothing from its writing, and visionary one receives not profit from its vision. However, the dominant figures stay to contribute a little support for the continuation of such a selfish and monopolized system.

  2. Celine Dion:

    He will be remembered as a gentle man, generous and kind, an unprecedented visionary, a modern Pygmalion, a Renaissance man.

  3. Modinho Ally:

    Usually i see myself 1st, be myself, then i wont need to compare myself with someone or do wat he does..That's my life visionary..

  4. Representative Bill Flores:

    Based on what I have heard today, I've got the confidence that you are going to see a lot more in terms of visionary messaging.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    A visionless person is a futureless person. Yes! for until and unless you're a visionary, you will hardly utilize and maximize the future ahead of you. Thus, you've got to be a visionary and dare to pursue your visions tirelessly until you realize them.

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Translations for visionary

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  • حالمArabic
  • vizionářCzech
  • visionär, Visionärin, Idealist, Fantast, hellseherisch, ideal, Träumerin, unwirklich, seherisch, TräumerGerman
  • 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
  • fantastisch, utopisch, visionair, fantast, denkbeeldig, ingebeeld, dromer, helderziende, onrealistisch, idealist, onverwezenlijkbaar, onwerkelijk, idealistischDutch
  • vizionarRomanian
  • идеалист, мечтательRussian
  • visionärSwedish
  • தொலைநோக்குTamil
  • visionan, hivisionan, jivisionanVolapük

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