Meaning of vision

vi•sion

Pronunciation: (vizh'un), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or power of sensing with the eyes; sight.
  2. the act or power of anticipating that which will or may come to be: prophetic vision; the vision of an entrepreneur.
  3. an experience in which a personage, thing, or event appears vividly or credibly to the mind, although not actually present, often under the influence of a divine or other agency:Cf.(def. 1). a heavenly messenger appearing in a vision.
  4. something seen or otherwise perceived during such an experience: The vision revealed its message.
  5. a vivid, imaginative conception or anticipation: visions of wealth and glory.
  6. something seen; an object of sight.
  7. a scene, person, etc., of extraordinary beauty: The sky was a vision of red and pink.
  8. See
—v.t.
  1. to envision: She tried to vision herself in a past century.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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