visualize

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

Definition of visualize

visualized

;

visualizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make visible: such asa :  to see or form a mental image of :  envisage trying to visualize the problemb :  to make (an internal organ or part) visible by radiographic visualization

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

Examples of visualize in a Sentence

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

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

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First Known Use of visualize

1817


VISUALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

visualize

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verb

Definition of visualize for English Language Learners

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


VISUALIZE Defined for Kids

visualize

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verb vi·su·al·ize \ˈvi-zhə-wə-ˌlīz\

Definition of visualize for Students

visualized

;

visualizing

  1. :  to see or form a mental image :  imagine


Medical Dictionary

visualize

transitive verb vi·su·al·ize
variants: also British

visualise

\ˈvizh-(ə-)wə-ˌlīz, ˈvizh-ə-ˌlīz\play

Medical Definition of visualize

visualized

also British

visualised

;

visualizing

also British

visualising

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



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