vision

10 ENTRIES FOUND:

1vi·sion

noun \ˈvi-zhən\

: the ability to see : sight or eyesight

: something that you imagine : a picture that you see in your mind

: something that you see or dream especially as part of a religious or supernatural experience

Full Definition of VISION

1
a :  something seen in a dream, trance, or ecstasy; especially :  a supernatural appearance that conveys a revelation
b :  a thought, concept, or object formed by the imagination
c :  a manifestation to the senses of something immaterial <look, not at visions, but at realities — Edith Wharton>
2
a :  the act or power of imagination
b (1) :  mode of seeing or conceiving
(2) :  unusual discernment or foresight <a person of vision>
c :  direct mystical awareness of the supernatural usually in visible form
3
a :  the act or power of seeing :  sight
b :  the special sense by which the qualities of an object (as color, luminosity, shape, and size) constituting its appearance are perceived through a process in which light rays entering the eye are transformed by the retina into electrical signals that are transmitted to the brain via the optic nerve
4
a :  something seen
b :  a lovely or charming sight
vi·sion·al \ˈvizh-nəl, ˈvi-zhə-nəl\ adjective
vi·sion·al·ly adverb

Examples of VISION

  1. We had visions of fame and fortune.
  2. the architect's vision for the new building
  3. She had a clear vision of what she wanted to do.
  4. He had a vision of Christ.
  5. The idea came to me in a vision.

Origin of VISION

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin vision-, visio, from vidēre to see — more at wit
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with VISION

2vision

verb
vi·sionedvi·sion·ing \ˈvi-zhə-niŋ, ˈvizh-niŋ\

Definition of VISION

transitive verb
:  envision

Examples of VISION

  1. <visioned her idea of the perfect meal>

First Known Use of VISION

1743

Rhymes with VISION

vi·sion

noun \ˈvizh-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VISION

1
: the act or power of seeing : sight
2
: the special sense by which the qualities of an object (as color, luminosity, shape, and size) constituting its appearance are perceived through a process in which light rays entering the eye are transformed by the retina into electrical signals that are transmitted to the brain via the optic nerve

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