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Definition of "imagine" []

  • To form a mental picture or image of. (verb-transitive)
  • To think; conjecture: I imagine you're right. (verb-transitive)
  • To have a notion of or about without adequate foundation; fancy: She imagines herself to be a true artist. (verb-transitive)
  • To employ the imagination. (verb-intransitive)
  • To make a guess; conjecture. (verb-intransitive)
  • To form a mental image of (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To think, believe, or guess (verb)
  • To suppose; assume (verb)
  • To believe or assume without foundation (verb)
  • An exclamation of surprise

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Use "imagine" in a sentence
  • "Simply because in the first case you imagine that it is easy to go to the end of this plank, while in the second case you _imagine_ that you _cannot_ do so."
  • "I noticed a sign advertising some kind of jalapeno burger with the words "sezur na ostro" which I can only imagine is Polish for blow your bowels up."
  • "The only thing you can imagine is that he was talking about how big the monuments are?"