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imagine /ɪˈmædʒən, ɪˈmædʒɪn/ verb [transitive]

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- envisage, conceive, conceptualize, conjure up, picture, plan, think of, think up, visualize
- believe, assume, conjecture, fancy, guess (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), infer, suppose, surmise, suspect, take it, think
English Thesaurus: imagine, visualize, picture, envisage, conceive of something, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

imagine S1 W2 /ɪˈmædʒən, ɪˈmædʒɪn/ verb [transitive]
[Word Family: adjective: imaginableunimaginable, imaginary, imaginativeunimaginative, unimagined; noun: imagination, imaginings; adverb: unimaginably, imaginatively; verb: imagine]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: French; Origin: imaginer, from Latin imaginari, from imago; image]

1. to form a picture or idea in your mind about what something could be like
imagine (that)
Imagine that you have just won a million pounds.
Imagine life without hot water.
imagine what/how/why etc
Can you imagine what it’s like when it’s really hot out here in Delhi?
imagine somebody doing something
She could imagine dark-robed figures moving silently along the stone corridors.
(just) imagine doing something
Imagine doing a horrible job like that!
Just imagine going all that way for nothing!
imagine somebody/something as something
He didn’t quite dare to imagine himself as a real artist.
imagine somebody in/with/without etc something
Somehow, I can’t imagine him without a beard.
it’s difficult/easy/possible/impossible etc to imagine something
After such a dry summer, it’s difficult to imagine what rain looks like.

2. to have a false or wrong idea about something:
Perhaps she’d never really been there at all – perhaps she’d just imagined it.
imagined dangers
imagine (that)
She had imagined that the doctor would be male.
I was surprised when I saw the farm. I had imagined it would be much bigger.
imagine something/somebody to be something
There’s nobody here. You’re just imagining things.

3. [not in progressive] to think that something is true or may happen, but without being sure or having proof:
‘A very complicated subject, I imagine,’ said Edwin.
imagine (that)
You are obviously tired and I imagine that nothing would make you admit it.

4. you can/can’t imagine something British English spoken used to emphasize how good, bad etc something is
You can/can’t imagine how/what/why etc
You can imagine how angry I was!
You can’t imagine what a terrible week we had.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. form a picture of sth in your mind
ADV. clearly, easily, readily I could clearly imagine the scene in the office.
hardly, scarcely I could hardly imagine living in such a remote and desolate spot.
just She could just imagine her mother's look of horror.
actually I can't actually imagine her falling for that trick.
always I always imagined him following in his father's footsteps.
fondly, naively I had fondly imagined that riding a mule would be easy.
VERB + IMAGINE can/could (well) I can well imagine the atmosphere at home at this moment.
can/could not (possibly) There's more at stake here than you can possibly imagine.
try to | be difficult to, be hard to, be impossible to It is difficult to imagine Blackpool without its famous Tower.
be easy to
PHRASES let us imagine Let us imagine what really might have happened.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. see/hear/think sth that is not true/does not exist
ADV. really, seriously You don't seriously imagine I'll agree to that?
almost I could almost imagine you were jealous.
actually | fondly, naively
VERB + IMAGINE be easy to
PHRASES be imagining things Had I really heard a noise, or was I just imagining things?
real or imagined He was always keen to avenge insults, real or imagined.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


be easy to imagine
It’s easy to imagine how the change in the law caused a lot of confusion.
be hard/difficult to imagine
It’s hard to imagine the suffering she must have gone through.
can easily imagine
I can easily imagine how frightening the accident must have been.
can well imagine (=can easily imagine)
I can well imagine how delighted you were with the news.
can hardly/scarcely imagine (=find it difficult to imagine)
He could scarcely imagine what living in such poor conditions must have been like.
can’t/couldn’t imagine
He couldn’t imagine life without his wife.
what somebody had imagined (=what someone thought something would be like, before they saw it or experienced it)
The office was not what he had imagined.
be bigger/smaller/worse etc than you had imagined
The job interview proved to be much worse than I had imagined it would be.
let us imagine … (=used to encourage someone else to think about a possibility)
Let us imagine that you are an employer who wants to recruit some new staff.
somebody is imagining things (=someone has a false or wrong idea about something)
She’s imagining things if she thinks she has a chance of winning the prize.
naively imagine (=to imagine something without realizing how complicated the situation is)
She had naively imagined that marriage would solve all her problems.
fondly imagine (=to believe something that is untrue)
He had fondly imagined that she was in love with him.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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