: to view or regard in a certain way <envisages the slum as a hotbed of crime>
: to have a mental picture of especially in advance of realization <envisages an entirely new system of education>
Examples of ENVISAGE
- I envisage a day when proper health care will be available to everyone.
- <I'm trying to envisage you on a surfboard.>
Origin of ENVISAGE
First Known Use: 1660
Related to ENVISAGE
- conceit [chiefly dialect], conceive, conjure (up), dream, imagine, envision, fancy, fantasize, fantasy, feature, ideate, image, picture, see, vision, visualize
See Synonym Discussion at think
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