[ vizh-oo-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˈvɪʒ u əˌlaɪz /

verb (used without object), vis·u·al·ized, vis·u·al·iz·ing.

to recall or form mental images or pictures.

verb (used with object), vis·u·al·ized, vis·u·al·iz·ing.

to make visual or visible.
to form a mental image of.
to make perceptible to the mind or imagination.
Also especially British, vis·u·al·ise.

Origin of visualize

First recorded in 1810–20; visual + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM visualize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for revisualize

  • She flung back the door to revisualize her recollection of the dance.

    Otherwise Phyllis|Meredith Nicholson
  • To reanimate it we must revisualize the opulent flesh which once covered these bones of sandstone.

    L-bas|J. K. Huysmans

British Dictionary definitions for revisualize



/ (ˈvɪʒʊəˌlaɪz, -zjʊ-) /


to form a mental image of (something incapable of being viewed or not at that moment visible)
med to view by means of an X-ray the outline of (a bodily organ, structure, or part)

Derived forms of visualize

visualizer or visualiser, noun
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