To imagine something as if it were to be true.
Something imaginary one thinks one sees.
He tried drinking from the pool of water, but realized it was only a vision.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A dream is strictly a train of thoughts, fantasies, and images passing through the mind during sleep; a vision may occur when one is awake, and in clear exercise of the senses and mental powers; vision is often applied to something seen by the mind through supernatural agency, whether in sleep or wakefulness, conceived as more real and authoritative than a dream; a trance is an abnormal state, which is different from normal sleep or wakefulness. A reverie is a purposeless drifting of the mind when awake, under the influence of mental images; a day-dream that which passes before the mind in such condition. A fancy is some image presented to the mind, often in the fullest exercise of its powers. Hallucination is the seeming perception of non-existent objects, as in insanity or delirium. In the figurative sense, we speak of dreams of fortune, visions of glory, with little difference of meaning except that the vision is thought of as fuller and more vivid. We speak of a trance of delight when the emotion almost sweeps one away from the normal exercise of the faculties.
a vivid mental image
"he had a vision of his own death"
sight, vision, visual sense, visual modalitynoun
the ability to see; the visual faculty
tidy sum, peck, mint, plenty, lot, imaginativeness, batch, raft, imagination, quite a little, passel, pile, muckle, mass, view, survey, good deal, stack, mountain, deal, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, visual modality, mess, sight, visual sense, spate, ken, great deal, pot, visual sensation
vision, visual sensationnoun
the perceptual experience of seeing
"the runners emerged from the trees into his clear vision"; "he had a visual sensation of intense light"
imagination, imaginativeness, visionnoun
the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
"popular imagination created a world of demons"; "imagination reveals what the world could be"
a religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance
"he had a vision of the Virgin Mary"
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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
List of paraphrases for "vision":
view, foresight, visioning, visión, perspective, visions, eyesight, sight, far-sightedness, picture, farsightedness, outlook, viewing, idea, insight, ideal, visionary, visio, concept, conception, approach, design, syn, ideals, visibility, perception, premonition, understanding, overview, visual
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How to use vision in a sentence?
My vision is to connect these people with jobs, reentry resources, courses, nonprofits, second-chance employers, mental health and drug abuse agencies, and a whole community that can offer support, all in one place i want to offer other people the immediate access to resources and opportunities I didn't have -- or didn't know how to get.
This whole vision seemed crazy 25 years ago, you realize we were asking a bunch of macho men to be social workers with a badge and a gun -- you may as well have been asking them to be Rockettes.
I seek for the fullest independence of my continent Africa and ask the help of my African brothers and sisters in fulfilling this vision.
With NEOS I saw an opportunity that we could provide countries with a good vision of what's under their country, not only a vision but a value as well.
Bangladesh is an energy starving country and we need more power and energy to achieve our vision to become a middle income country by the year of 2021.
Translations for vision
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- ви́зия, зре́ниеBulgarian
- visió, vistaCatalan, Valencian
- vidění, vidina, vize, zrakCzech
- Vision, Sicht, Sehkraft, TraumbildGerman
- όραμα, όρασηGreek
- visión, vistaSpanish
- nägemus, ilmutus, nägemineEstonian
- بینایی, چشم انداز, بینش, دیدPersian
- näky, kangastus, näkö, visio, näkökyky, näköaisti, ilmestys, haaveFinnish
- apparition, vue, vision, aspirationFrench
- radharcScottish Gaelic
- visión, vistaGalician
- képzeletbeli, látomásHungarian
- vista, visioneItalian
- 目標, 幻覚, 展望, 啓示, 視覚, 幻視, ビジョンJapanese
- წარმოდგენა, მხედველობა, ხილვაGeorgian
- 시각, 시력Korean
- somnium, visioLatin
- гле́дање, вид, привиде́ние, ви́зијаMacedonian
- droombeeld, visioen, kijk, geestesverschijning, zicht, visie, gezichtsvermogenDutch
- åpenbaring, visjonNorwegian
- wzrok, wizja, widzeniePolish
- objetivo, visão, vistaPortuguese
- vedere, obiectiv, vedenie, viziune, aparițieRomanian
- ви́дение, виде́ние, зре́ние, привиде́ние, видениеRussian
- вид, vidSerbo-Croatian
- vision, hägring, synSwedish
- taswira, kizuka, jazandaSwahili
- భ్రమ, దర్శనం, దృష్టిTelugu
- зір, баченняUkrainian
- اولین مقصدUrdu
- thị giácVietnamese
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