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Envisage   /ɛnvˈɪzɪdʒ/   Listen

(past & past part. envisaged; pres. part. envisaging)
Form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case.  Synonyms: conceive of, ideate, imagine.

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"Envisage" Quotes from Famous Books

... that what is sauce for the goose may not be sauce for the gander, and still more perhaps that what is sauce for the swan may not be sauce for either of these humbler but deserving fowl. But it is certain that in discussing education we ought constantly to envisage the actual individuals to be educated. Otherwise our "average pupil of fifteen plus" is only too likely to become a mere monster of the imagination, and the intellectual pabulum, which we propose to offer, suited to the digestion of no human boy or girl in "this very world, which is ...
— Cambridge Essays on Education • Various

... 'Qu'on l'envisage au point de vue litteraire ou au point de vue social, la figure d'Henry Reeve etait essentiellement originale, et il devait ce caractere non seulement a la nature de son esprit, mais a l'education qu'il avait recue. Sur la base anglaise ...
— Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of Henry Reeve, C.B., D.C.L. - In Two Volumes. VOL. II. • John Knox Laughton

Words linked to "Envisage" :   imagine, see, stargaze, woolgather, picture, create by mental act, foresee, dream, visualize, image, think, daydream, ideate, fantasize, prefigure, create mentally, fantasise, project, envision, figure, visualise, fantasy, fancy

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