envision

[en-vizh-uhn]
verb (used with object)
to picture mentally, especially some future event or events: to envision a bright future.

Origin:
1920–25; en-1 + vision

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

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envision
1921, from en- "make, put in" + vision (q.v.).
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Example sentences
As a good mental exercise try to envision money as deleted from a mental image
  of the problem.
But eventually they become completely invested in the profession, unable to
  envision themselves doing anything else.
But spaceport proponents envision a world destination bustling with space
  tourists and frequent rocket launches.
It empowered him to call this world into question and to envision another.
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