• enPR: vĭzh'ən, IPA: /ˈvɪ.ʒ(ə)n/


  1. (uncountable) The sense or ability of sight.
  2. (countable) Something seen; an object perceived visually.
    • c. 1610–1611, William Shakespeare, “The VVinters Tale”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals):
      , [Act I, scene ii]:
      […] For to a Viſion ſo apparant, Rumor / Cannot be mute […]
  3. (countable) Something imaginary one thinks one sees.
    He tried drinking from the pool of water, but realized it was only a vision.
  4. (countable, by extension) Something unreal or imaginary; a creation of fancy.
  5. (countable) An ideal or a goal toward which one aspires.
    He worked tirelessly toward his vision of world peace.
  6. (countable) A religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance.
    He had a vision of the Virgin Mary.
  7. (countable) A person or thing of extraordinary beauty.
  8. (uncountable) Pre-recorded film or tape; footage.
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vision (visions, present participle visioning; past and past participle visioned)

  1. (transitive) To imagine something as if it were to be true.
  2. (transitive) To present as in a vision.
  3. (transitive) To provide with a vision.

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