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Verb (transitive)


envisagev. t. [F. envisager; pref. en- (L. in) + visage face, visage. See Visage.].
     To look in the face of; to apprehend; to regard.  Keats.  [1913 Webster]
    "From the very dawn of existence the infant must envisage self, and body acting on self."  [1913 Webster]


envisage, v.tr.
1 have a mental picture of (a thing or conditions not yet existing).
2 contemplate or conceive, esp. as possible or desirable.
3 archaic a face (danger, facts, etc.). b look in the face of.

envisagement n.
F envisager (as EN-(1), VISAGE)



admit, affront, anticipate, assimilate, behold, brave, breast, bring before, bring forward, bring up, call to mind, call up, challenge, complete, comprehend, comprise, conceive, confront, confront with, conjure up, contain, contemplate, count in, cover, dare, defy, dread, embody, embrace, encircle, enclose, encompass, encounter, envision, expect, externalize, face, face with, fancy, feature, fill, fill in, fill out, forecast, foreglimpse, foresee, foretaste, front, grasp, have in mind, have in view, hold, hope, image, imagine, include, incorporate, just see, lay before, look ahead, look beyond, look forward to, look upon, materialize, meditate, meet, meet squarely, number among, objectify, occupy, picture, place before, predict, present to, presume, put it to, realize, receive, reckon among, reckon in, reckon with, regard, represent, see, see ahead, see beforehand, set before, stem, summon up, survey, take for granted, take in, take into account, take into consideration, take up, think, view, vision, visualize

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