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imagine

im·ag·ine

imagine

 
pronunciation:
mae jihn
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part of speech: verb
inflections: imagined, imagines, imagining
definition 1: to form in the mind a thought, picture, or image of.
Can you imagine living on the moon?
 
synonyms:
dream, fancy, picture, think, visualize
similar words:
conceive
definition 2: to guess; suppose.
I imagine he will be here by the end of the week.
synonyms:
assume, believe, guess, reckon, suppose
similar words:
conclude, judge, presume, suspect
Word History
Imagine comes from imaginari, a Latin word that means "to form an image in one's own mind."
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Word Parts
The word imagine contains the following part:
imag Latin root that means likeness