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Synonyms of 'envisage'

(verb) 
I can't envisage being married to someone like him.
Synonyms
imagine
He could not imagine a more peaceful scene.
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contemplate
He contemplated a career as an army medical doctor.
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conceive (of)
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visualize
He could not visualize her as a child.
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picture
She pictured herself working with animals.
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fancy
She fancied he was trying to hide a smile.
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think up
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conceptualize
(verb) 
Definition
to believe to be possible or likely in the future
Scientists envisage a major breakthrough in the next few years.
Synonyms
foresee
He did not foresee any problems.
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see
We can see a day when all people live side by side.
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expect
I wasn't expecting to see you today.
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predict
Nobody can predict what will happen.
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anticipate
We could not have anticipated the result of our campaigning.
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envision
trying to envision the outcome of his actions

Additional synonyms

in the sense of anticipate
Definition
to foresee and act in advance of
We could not have anticipated the result of our campaigning.
Synonyms
prepare for,
look for,
hope for,
bank on,
think likely,
count upon
in the sense of contemplate
Definition
to consider as a possibility
He contemplated a career as an army medical doctor.
Synonyms
think of,
have in view or in mind
in the sense of envision
trying to envision the outcome of his actions

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