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Meaning of imagine

im•ag•ine

Pronunciation: (i-maj'in), [key]
— v., -ined, -in•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to form a mental image of (something not actually present to the senses).
  2. to think, believe, or fancy: He imagined the house was haunted.
  3. to assume; suppose: I imagine they'll be here soon.
  4. to conjecture; guess: I cannot imagine what you mean.
  5. to plan, scheme, or plot.
—v.i.
  1. to form mental images of things not present to the senses; use the imagination.
  2. to suppose; think; conjecture.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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