Hypertext Webster Gateway: "imagine"

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.

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) 1.7 (wn)

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"; "I
guess she is angry at me for standing her up" [syn: {think},
{opine}, {suppose}, {reckon}, {guess}]

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