envisage

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɛnˈvɪzɪdʒ/ or /ɪnˈvɪzɪdʒ/
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Verb[change]

Plain form
envisage

Third-person singular
envisages

Past tense
envisageed

Past participle
envisageed

Present participle
envisageing

  1. (transitive) If you envisage something, you think that it will very likely happen.
    The talks proved that things were a little more complicated than originally envisaged.
    She envisaged her future within the company, and how she would change it.
  2. (transitive) If you envisage something, you imagine what it looks like.
    It's hard to envisage him as a long-haired man walking through New York in torn jeans and Jesus sandals.