Imagined

Imagined
Imagine 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. [1913 Webster]

In the night, imagining some fear, How easy is a bush supposed a bear! --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To contrive in purpose; to scheme; to devise; to compass; to purpose. See {Compass}, v. t., 5. [1913 Webster]

How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? --Ps. lxii. 3. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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