Imagine definition

ĭ-măjĭn
To suppose; guess; think.
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To suppose; guess; think.
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To make a mental image of; form an idea or notion of; conceive in the mind; create by the imagination.
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To use the imagination.
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To think or suppose; conjecture.

I imagine you're right.

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To have a notion of or about without adequate foundation; fancy or believe.

She imagines herself to be a true artist.

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To imagine is defined as to make a guess at or make a mental image of something.

An example of to imagine is envisioning all people living peacefully.

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To form a mental image of something; to envision or create something in one's mind.

Try to imagine a pink elephant.

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To believe in something created by one's own mind.

She imagined that the man wanted to kill her.

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To assume.

I imagine that he will need to rest after such a long flight.

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To conjecture or guess.

I cannot even imagine what you are up to!

The board imagines the merger will increase profits by 25%

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(intransitive) To use one's imagination.

Imagine that we were siblings.

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To employ the imagination.
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To have a belief or make a guess.
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To form a mental picture or image of.

Imagined a better life abroad.

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Origin of imagine

  • Middle English imaginen from Old French imaginer from Latin imāginārī from imāgō imāgin- image aim- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French imaginer, from Latin imāginor, from imāginem, the accusative singular of imāgō (“a copy, likeness, image”).

    From Wiktionary