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imagine

verb

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1 to form a mental picture of
  • she was determined to have the wedding that she had always imagined

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2 to have as an opinion
  • I imagine that's true, but you still have to prove it

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3 to form an opinion from little or no evidence
  • I imagine things will change rapidly once we begin

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think, conceive, imagine, fancy, realize, envisage, envision mean to form an idea of. think implies the entrance of an idea into one's mind with or without deliberate consideration or reflection. I just thought of a good joke conceive suggests the forming and bringing forth and usually developing of an idea, plan, or design. conceived of a new marketing approach imagine stresses a visualization. imagine you're at the beach fancy suggests an imagining often unrestrained by reality but spurred by desires. fancied himself a super athlete realize stresses a grasping of the significance of what is conceived or imagined. realized the enormity of the task ahead envisage and envision imply a conceiving or imagining that is especially clear or detailed. envisaged a totally computerized operation envisioned a cure for the disease

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The first known use of imagine was in the 14th century

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“Imagine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/imagine. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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