vision

See also: Vision and visión

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin visio (vision, seeing), noun of action from the perfect passive participle visus (that which is seen), from the verb videre (to see) + action noun suffix -io.

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vision (countable and uncountable, plural visions)

  1. (uncountable) The sense or ability of sight.
  2. Something seen; an object perceived visually.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
  3. (countable) Something imaginary one thinks one sees.
    He tried drinking from the pool of water, but realized it was only a vision.
  4. (by extension) Something unreal or imaginary; a creation of fancy.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of John Locke to this entry?)
  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.

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VerbEdit

vision (third-person singular simple present visions, present participle visioning, simple past and past participle visioned)

  1. (transitive) To imagine something as if it were to be true.

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vision

  1. Genitive singular form of visio.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin visum, supine of the verb videre.

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vision f (plural visions)

  1. vision, sight

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vision c

  1. vision; something imaginary
  2. vision; a (grand) goal or idea

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