HyperDic: imagine

English > 2 senses of the word imagine:
VERBcreationimagine, conceive of, ideate, envisageform a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
cognitionimagine, think, opine, suppose, reckon, guessexpect, believe, or suppose
imagine > pronunciation
Soundsihmae'jhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > imagine: 2 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningform a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsconceive of, ideate, envisage
Narrowerdream, daydream, woolgather, stargazeHave a daydream
envision, foreseepicture to oneself
fantasize, fantasisePortray in the mind
fantasy, fantasize, fantasiseindulge in fantasies
prefigureimagine or consider beforehand
thinkimagine or visualize / visualize
visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, imageimagine
visualize, visualiseform a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract
Broadercreate by mental act, create mentallyCreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
Spanishconcebir, imaginar, pensar, prever
Catalanafigurar-se, concebre, imaginar-se, imaginar
Adjectivesimaginative(used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
Nounsimaginationthe formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
imaginationthe ability to form mental images of things or events
English > imagine: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningExpect, believe, or suppose.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey imagine that there was a traffic accident
Example"I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"
Synonymsthink, opine, suppose, reckon, guess
Narrowersuspecthold in suspicion
Broaderexpect, anticipateregard something as probable or likely
Spanishcreer, imaginar, opinar, pensar, suponer
Catalancreure, imaginar, opinar, pensar, suposar

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