• WordNet 3.6
    • v envision imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind "I can't see him on horseback!","I can see what will happen","I can see a risk in this strategy"
    • v envision picture to oneself; imagine possible "I cannot envision him as President"
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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
    Arnold Schwarzenegger
    “The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.”
  • Dorothea Brande
    Dorothea Brande
    “Envisioning the end is enough to put the means in motion.”


In literature:

Southern planters envisioned the end of slavery on which their wealth was based.
"The Black Experience in America" by Norman Coombs
It took no great stretch of imagination for them to envision themselves suffering much the same treatment.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Frank Nelson was impatient of such, for he ventured upon a scale more broad than that envisioned by the average parson or layman.
"Frank H. Nelson of Cincinnati" by Warren C. Herrick
A trained man could envision a drug that would serve any desired purpose.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
De Launay envisioned that worn and battered rifle butt projecting from the scabbard slung to the burro in Sulphur Falls.
"Louisiana Lou" by William West Winter
He had some pleasure later, though, envisioning what went elsewhere.
"Pariah Planet" by Murray Leinster
I'd been envisioning ourselves as marooned, yes, but relatively safe as long as we were thought to be dead.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
The only shortcoming was the lack of the lovely young servitors Murphy had envisioned.
"Sjambak" by John Holbrook Vance
Somehow he could not envision them as primitive.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1931" by Various
This was envisioned as a place of refuge in the event that enemy attack would force an evacuation of Jamestown.
"The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624" by Charles E. Hatch

In poetry:

"Memory of such fair worth as a fighting man may claim,
And a plot of hallowed earth
In the city of our birth:
Earth that bears a hallowed name.
Let it be envisioned there:
Anzac worth in Anzac Square.
"Anzac Square: What The Digger Said" by C J Dennis

In news:

I can definitely envision myself summoning an Uber car when I'm pressed for time, or traveling a route that requires multiple T transfers.
Project envisions robot concierge, redesigned showerhead and more.
When you think about outdoor wood furniture, you probably envision a redwood picnic table.
Getting paid in US currency to eat out is the best outcome I can envision for myself in this life.
Pittsburgh athletic director Steve Pederson envisions far more long-term dividends, and perhaps, the ultimate payoff.
Board of Regents Vice Chairman Fred Logan said faculty would be part of planning the process for "post- tenure " reviews and he envisions them being conducted by the faculty members' peers.
Portland-area residents had long envisioned a destination hotel on Mount Hood.
Envision Utah is inviting residents to a workshop at 6:30 tonight at Webster Center, 8952 W Main St, to discuss what type of development they want on Main Street.
Five decades ago planners envisioned BART trains running from San Jose to San Francisco.
Santiago Calatrava envisions Dallas' new bridge as a unifying force.
"Reinventing Maine Government," a bipartisan report by Envision Maine was released in September, detailing major problems that make our state government inefficient, ineffective and too expensive.
ALPENA — It is impossible to predict or envision what Alpena or the rest of the world will look like.
Six years ago, as his 11th-grade classmates struggled with the college-application ritual, Toby Hughes tried to envision his future.
Blending humor, simplicity and bridgelike engineering, the Cleveland Institute of Art expansion envisioned by Dutch architect Winy Maas hunches up in the middle like a giant inchworm or caterpillar.
Try to envision the place, the menu, the smell, and the alien feel of the words in your mouth as you first said lo mein and moo shu and wonton.

In science:

This is interesting because, at a first glance, one c ould envision that intersection types might be useful in modelling overloading.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
The key new point here is that algebraic cycles make it possible to envision this formula in the context of Lie algebras.
The additive dilogarithm
There are countless ways to make the above specifications, but we will begin our investigations with the model that most closely mirrors what people envision as juggling.
Juggling probabilities
Here, you should envision Magnus (possibly with the help of Sphagnum) throwing to any height (≤ h) at random, regardless of whether or not a ball has just landed.
Juggling probabilities
For example, the complexity envisioned here may be applied to all manner of natural and social systems with the clear understanding that it is not ob jective, but depends on both the system and the observer.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity