Simple Definition of envision
: to think of (something that you believe might exist or happen in the future) : to picture (something) in your mind
Full Definition of envision
: to picture to oneself <envisions a career dedicated to promoting peace>
Examples of envision in a sentence
The inventor envisioned many uses for his creation.
She envisioned a better life for herself.
First Known Use of envision
Synonym Discussion of envision
think, cogitate, reflect, reason, speculate, deliberate mean to use one's powers of conception, judgment, or inference. think is general and may apply to any mental activity, but used alone often suggests attainment of clear ideas or conclusions <teaches students how to think>. cogitate implies deep or intent thinking <cogitated on the mysteries of nature>. reflect suggests unhurried consideration of something recalled to the mind <reflecting on fifty years of married life>. reason stresses consecutive logical thinking <able to reason brilliantly in debate>. speculate implies reasoning about things theoretical or problematic <speculated on the fate of the lost explorers>. deliberate suggests slow or careful reasoning before forming an opinion or reaching a conclusion or decision <the jury deliberated for five hours>.
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