Vision meaning

vĭzhən
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Vision is eyesight, something that is or has been seen or something imagined.

An example of vision is what someone sees when they open their eyes.

An example of vision is a beautiful person in someone's line of sight.

An example of vision is what a person imagines their ideal home to look like.

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A person or thing of extraordinary beauty.
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The manner in which one sees or conceives of something.
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The manner in which one sees or conceives of something.
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To see in a vision.
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(countable) An ideal or a goal toward which one aspires.

He worked tirelessly toward his vision of world peace.

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To imagine something as if it were to be true.
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The mystical experience of seeing something that is not in fact present to the eye or is supernatural.
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A mental image produced by the imagination.
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To picture in the mind; envision.
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A mental image; esp., an imaginative contemplation.

To have visions of power.

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Something or someone, esp. a woman, of extraordinary beauty.
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To see in or as in a vision; imagine.
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(uncountable) The sense or ability of sight.
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Something seen; an object perceived visually.

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(countable) Something imaginary one thinks one sees.

He tried drinking from the pool of water, but realized it was only a vision.

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(by extension) Something unreal or imaginary; a creation of fancy.

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(countable) A religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance.

He had a vision of the Virgin Mary.

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(countable) A person or thing of extraordinary beauty.
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Unusual competence in discernment or perception; intelligent foresight.

A leader of vision.

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The act or power of seeing with the eye; sense of sight.
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The faculty of sight; eyesight.
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Origin of vision

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin vīsiō vīsiōn- from vīsus past participle of vidēre to see weid- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin visio (“vision, seeing"), noun of action from the perfect passive participle visus (“that which is seen"), from the verb videre (“to see") + action noun suffix -io.

    From Wiktionary