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imagine


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Imagine  \Im*ag"ine\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  form  images  or  conceptions;  to  conceive;  to  devise. 
 
  2.  To  think;  to  suppose. 
 
  My  sister  is  not  so  defenseless  left  As  you  imagine. 
  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Imagine  \Im*ag"ine\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Imagined};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Imagining}.]  [F.  imaginer,  L.  imaginari,  p.  p. 
  imaginatus  fr  imago  image.  See  {Image}.] 
  1.  To  form  in  the  mind  a  notion  or  idea  of  to  form  a  mental 
  image  of  to  conceive;  to  produce  by  the  imagination. 
 
  In  the  night,  imagining  some  fear,  How  easy  is  a 
  bush  supposed  a  bear!  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  contrive  in  purpose;  to  scheme;  to  devise;  to  compass; 
  to  purpose.  See  {Compass},  v.  t.,  5. 
 
  How  long  will  ye  imagine  mischief  against  a  man? 
  --Ps.  lxii.  3. 
 
  3.  To  represent  to  one's  self  to  think;  to  believe.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  fancy;  conceive;  apprehend;  think;  believe;  suppose; 
  opine;  deem;  plan  scheme;  devise. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  imagine 
  v  1:  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:  {conceive  of},  {ideate},  {envisage}] 
  2:  expect,  believe,  or  suppose;  "I  imagine  she  earned  a  lot  of 
  money  with  her  new  novel";  "I  thought  to  find  her  in  a  bad 
  state";  "he  didn't  think  to  find  her  in  the  kitchen"  [syn: 
  {think},  {suppose},  {reckon},  {guess}] 




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