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Synonyms for imagine
ɪˈmædʒ ɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisage(verb)

    form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case

    "Can you conceive of him as the president?"

    Synonyms:
    ideate, opine, guess, reckon, conceive of, envisage, suppose, think

  2. think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    approximate, call back, cerebrate, bet, speak out, suppose, look, reckon, hypothesise, work out, mean, view, retrieve, figure, speculate, pretend, gauge, envisage, call up, infer, judge, see, say, guess, theorize, conjecture, depend, think, calculate, cypher, venture, intend, hypothesize, opine, recollect, speak up, hazard, compute, theorise, sound off, regard, animadvert, presuppose, recall, believe, count, hypothecate, ideate, estimate, consider, remember, cogitate, forecast, cipher, conceive, conceive of, count on

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. imagine

    To suppose is temporarily to assume a thing as true, either with the expectation of finding it so or for the purpose of ascertaining what would follow if it were so. To suppose is also to think a thing to be true while aware or conceding that the belief does not rest upon any sure ground, and may not accord with fact; or yet again, to suppose is to imply as true or involved as a necessary inference; as, design supposes the existence of a designer. To conjecture is to put together the nearest available materials for a provisional opinion, always with some expectation of finding the facts to be as conjectured. To imagine is to form a mental image of something as existing, tho its actual existence may be unknown, or even impossible. To think, in this application, is to hold as the result of thought what is admitted not to be matter of exact or certain knowledge; as, I do not know, but I think this to be the fact: a more conclusive statement than would be made by the use of conjecture or suppose. Compare DOUBT; HYPOTHESIS.

    Synonyms:
    conjecture, deem, guess, suppose, surmise, think

    Antonyms:
    ascertain, be sure, conclude, discover, know, prove

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. imagine

    Synonyms:
    conceive, suppose, surmise, understand, fancy, fabricate, deem, presume, think, apprehend

    Antonyms:
    represent, exhibit, demonstrate, prove, substantiate, verify, depict

Editors Contribution

  1. what if

    imagination! imagine!

    imagine you were in a fairyland book.

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. imagine(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    conceive, image, fancy, picture, picture to one's self, figure to one's self

  2. imagine(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    think, apprehend, suppose, believe, deem

  3. imagine(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    devise, contrive, plot, scheme, project, frame

  4. imagine(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    suppose, think, opine, fancy, dream, take it into one's head, have a notion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. imagine(v)

    Synonyms:
    conceive, fancy, think, suppose, opine, apprehend

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "imagine":

    conceive, guess, lmagine, suppose, imagining, envisage, think, presume, picture, believe, envision, assume, imagines

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How to use imagine in a sentence?

  1. People Editor-in-Chief Dan Wakeford:

    The kids were posing, jumping on the bed, the family are all you imagine them to be.

  2. Michelle Obama:

    Everybody wants their kids back in school as soon as it's safe, but as a mom, it is frightening, thinking about all of these young people -- who were just our babies yesterday -- quarantined alone in dorms or apartments with little or no support as the disease continues to spread, unable to come home if their symptoms get worse. Just imagine the toll that worry is taking on families across this country.

  3. Jen Ramsey:

    Imagine saying yes... I am doing this now, even though it's hard ...it will worth it.

  4. Tom Jordan:

    When we're back at the new Hayward Field (with the Classic) I imagine that we would have the distance night on Friday as we have had in the past that could feature a 10,000 meters, could feature a 5,000 meters, or could feature one of each for men and women, we are certainly going to play to our base and that is middle and long distance plus virtually every event.

  5. Pete Davidson:

    I pretty much knew it was over after that, that was really horrible and I can't imagine what that s *** is like.


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