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[v] expect, believe, or suppose; "I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad state"; "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"
[v] form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case; "Can you conceive of him as the president?"

Misc. Definitions

\Im*ag"ine\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imagined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imagining}.] [F. imaginer, L. imaginari, p. p. imaginatus, fr. imago image. See {Image}.]
1. To form in the mind a notion or idea of; to form a mental image of; to conceive; to produce by the imagination. In the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear! --Shak.
2. To contrive in purpose; to scheme; to devise; to compass; to purpose. See {Compass}, v. t.,
5. How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? --Ps. lxii.
3. To represent to one's self; to think; to believe. --Shak. Syn: To fancy; conceive; apprehend; think; believe; suppose; opine; deem; plan; scheme; devise.
\Im*ag"ine\, v. i.
1. To form images or conceptions; to conceive; to devise.
2. To think; to suppose. My sister is not so defenseless left As you imagine. --Milton.

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