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Definition of "envisage" []

  • To conceive an image or a picture of, especially as a future possibility: envisaged a world at peace. (verb-transitive)
  • To consider or regard in a certain way. (verb-transitive)

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.

Use "envisage" in a sentence
  • "A good measure which everybody can envisage is the little wooden coat hanger, with a wire hook on the top."
  • "It was natural in Mr. Morris to "envisage" the Greek heroic age in this way, but it would not be natural in most other writers."
  • "Mr. Green's pupils could generally write in his own language, more or less, and could "envisage" things, as we said then, from his point of view."