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verb vi·su·al·ize \ˈvi-zhə-wə-ˌlīz, ˈvi-zhə-ˌlīz, ˈvizh-wə-ˌlīz\

Simple Definition of visualize

  • : to form a mental picture of (someone or something)

Full Definition of visualize

vi·su·al·izedvi·su·al·iz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make visible: as a :  to see or form a mental image of :  envisage <trying to visualize the problem> b :  to make (an internal organ or part) visible by radiographic visualization

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to form a mental visual image

Examples of visualize

  1. She tried to visualize the scene he was describing.

  2. Before you swing, visualize yourself hitting the ball.



1817

First Known Use of visualize

1817

Rhymes with visualize

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Medical Dictionary

visualize

transitive verb vi·su·al·ize

Medical Definition of visualize

vi·su·al·ized also British vi·su·al·isedvi·su·al·iz·ing also British vi·su·al·is·ing

  1. :  to make visible: asa:  to see or form a mental image ofb:  to make (an organ) visible by radiographic visualization <visualize the gallbladder>c:  to prepare (as an organism or tissue) for microscopic examination especially by staining



Variants of visualize

also British vi·su·al·ise \ˈvizh-(ə-)wə-ˌlīz, ˈvizh-ə-ˌlīz\play


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