Synonyms of 'imagine'
to form a mental image ofHe could not imagine a more peaceful scene.
We can see a day when all people live side by side.
She pictured herself working with animals.
I had been planning a trip to the West Coast.
He's creating a whole new language of painting.
His projected visit to Washington had to be postponed.
think of, , ,
He invented the first electric clock.
We devised a scheme to help him.
envision, , , ,
trying to envision the outcome of his actions
conceive of, ,
see in the mind's eye,
form a mental picture of,
to think, believe, or guessI imagine you're referring to me.
I believe you have something of mine.
I think he'll do a great job for us.
The problem was more complex than he supposed.
It is a mistake to assume that the two are similar.
I suspect they were right.
I gather his report is highly critical of the project.
guess (informal), ,
I guess I'm just being paranoid.
I take it you're a friend of theirs.
He reckoned he was still fond of her.
She fancied he was trying to hide a smile.
He said he would used force if he deemed it necessary.
The reader can speculate about what will happen next.
I presume you're here on business.
take for granted,
I inferred from what she said that you have not been well.
Only now can I begin to apprehend the power of these forces.
This may or may not be true; we are all conjecturing here.
She surmised that they had discovered one of the illegal streets.
to form a mental image ofLooking back, I think I must have imagined the whole thing.
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in the sense of apprehend
to grasp (something) mentallyOnly now can I begin to apprehend the power of these forces.
in the sense of assume
to take to be true without proofIt is a mistake to assume that the two are similar.
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