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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Envisage  \En*vis"age\  (?;  48),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Envisaged} 
  (?;  48);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Envisaging}.]  [F.  envisager;  pref. 
  en-  (L.  in)  +  visage  face,  visage.  See  {Visage}.] 
  To  look  in  the  face  of  to  apprehend;  to  regard.  [R.] 
  --Keats. 
 
  From  the  very  dawn  of  existence  the  infant  must 
  envisage  self  and  body  acting  on  self  --McCosh. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  envisage 
  v  :  form  a  mental  image  of  something  that  is  not  present  or  that 
  is  not  the  case;  "Can  you  conceive  of  him  as  the 
  president?"  [syn:  {imagine},  {conceive  of},  {ideate}] 




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