Definition of 'imagine'
Video: pronunciation of 'imagine'
Example sentences containing 'imagine'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Just try to imagine modern life without it. Times, Sunday Times (2017) One would imagine there is a record of this. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So it is hard to imagine how people born into chaos feel they have no power to shape their lives. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Can you really imagine having anyone in your life who is called Rufus? The Sun (2016)I had always imagined doing it on the court. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As you may imagine, the gossip farmers have been reaping a bumper crop of conjecture on the subject. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I insisted he was imagining things. The Sun (2016)I'm not as hung up on my looks as people imagine. The Sun (2016)Can you imagine people like that blowing other folk up? Times, Sunday Times (2011)It allows us to imagine that things may be other than they are. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)But you must always imagine the side you cannot see. Learn to Draw Cats (1999)The music made him imagine scenes in movies. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We were expecting cuts but these were far more savage than anyone imagined. The Sun (2011)The show was more popular than anyone could have imagined. The Sun (2016)You may imagine that things are a little different with cars. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Here is a fully imagined world in which anything can happen. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can imagine her thinking through a scene and then rushing to write it down. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We must imagine what it would be like to be there. The Sun (2014)Now imagine the same scene with a laugh track. Times, Sunday Times (2015) One can imagine her pressing upon him hot food and treating him much like an orphan. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)It is impossible to imagine how anyone could have behaved as you did. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Imagine things going perfectly and enjoy the feeling. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Can you imagine a world without birds? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The things we think about and imagine have a profound effect on how we feel. HABIT BUSTING: A 10-step plan that will change your life (2002)So imagine how it must feel to be suddenly outshone by your house. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Imagine the people who will be there and what they will be like and what they will say. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)Can you imagine life without football! The Sun (2014)He tried to imagine his life without her after these many months of contentment by her side and his mind grew blank. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEShe may also imagine that this is the only way to force the perpetrator to acknowledge the harm he has done her. Trauma and Recovery (1992)It's painful to imagine the planning meeting that produced this turgid number. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Imagine meeting members of the media as you sit behind the desk in the Press Room. The Sun (2014)
Trends of 'imagine'
Very Common. imagine is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage over:
Translations for 'imagine'
British English: imagine /ɪˈmædʒɪn/ VERB
If you imagine a situation, your mind forms a picture or idea of it.
He could not imagine a more peaceful scene.
- American English: imagine
- Arabic: يَتَخَيَّلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: imaginar
- Chinese: 想象
- Croatian: zamisliti
- Czech: představit si
- Danish: forestille (sig)
- Dutch: zich voorstellen
- European Spanish: imaginar
- Finnish: kuvitella
- French: imaginer
- German: vorstellen (sich)
- Greek: φαντάζομαι
- Italian: immaginare
- Japanese: 想像する
- Korean: 상상하다
- Norwegian: forestille (seg)
- Polish: wyobrazić sobie
- European Portuguese: imaginar
- Romanian: a imagina
- Russian: воображать
- Spanish: imaginar
- Swedish: föreställa sig
- Thai: วาดมโนภาพ
- Turkish: hayal etmek
- Ukrainian: уявляти
- Vietnamese: tưởng tượng
Definition of imagine from the Collins English Dictionary
Study guides for every stage of your learning journey
Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
Audrey Brow, Unicorn Farts & Space Grease: June’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this June with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.