verb (used with object)
to picture mentally, especially some future event or events: to envision a bright future.

1920–25; en-1 + vision

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envision (ɪnˈvɪʒən)
(tr) to conceive of as a possibility, esp in the future; foresee

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Word Origin & History

1921, from en- "make, put in" + vision (q.v.).
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Example sentences
If, in your last life, you ever envisioned wanting to do something you can
  fully do it here.
However, they were planted too close together and much too close to the
  house-it's as if he'd never envisioned them growing.
The future of food was envisioned by many prognosticators as entirely meatless
  and often synthetic.
Poets envisioned him as a handsome interloper from the east, with a shoulder
  blade made of ivory.
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