verb (used with object)
Origin of vision
Synonyms for vision
Related Words for visioneyesight, perception, view, outlook, conception, fantasy, insight, idea, understanding, foresight, imagination, ideal, perspective, aspect, dream, spirit, presence, picture, seeing, sight
Examples from the Web for vision
Contemporary Examples of vision
And in order for them to realize their vision, they are willing to use any means.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
January 8, 2015
Seeing what they were doing, I was inspired to add my vision to their technique.
Mr. Bachner said it had been hard to introduce his work ethic and share his vision with the locals and his team.
“One of the challenges is to get the weavers to see my vision,” Mr. Bachner said.
In his State of the Union address 50 years ago, LBJ laid out his vision for the Great Society.Thank Congress, Not LBJ for Great Society
Julian Zelizer, Scott Porch
January 4, 2015
Historical Examples of vision
There are those in the world who scorn our vision of human dignity and freedom.
They have no vision, and when there is no vision the people perish.
By their observance, an earth of peace may become not a vision but a fact.
Now and then she would stop suddenly to contemplate the vision she had created.Life and Death of Harriett Frean
Yet when we do make them come true, we find the vision sweeter than the reality.Ballads of a Bohemian
Robert W. Service
- the image on a television screen
- (as modifier)vision control
Word Origin for vision
late 13c., "something seen in the imagination or in the supernatural," from Anglo-French visioun, Old French vision (12c.), from Latin visionem (nominative visio) "act of seeing, sight, thing seen," from past participle stem of videre "to see," from PIE root *weid- "to know, to see" (cf. Sanskrit veda "I know;" Avestan vaeda "I know;" Greek oida, Doric woida "I know," idein "to see;" Old Irish fis "vision," find "white," i.e. "clearly seen," fiuss "knowledge;" Welsh gwyn, Gaulish vindos, Breton gwenn "white;" Gothic, Old Swedish, Old English witan "to know;" Gothic weitan "to see;" English wise, German wissen "to know;" Lithuanian vysti "to see;" Bulgarian vidya "I see;" Polish widzieć "to see," wiedzieć "to know;" Russian videt' "to see," vest' "news," Old Russian vedat' "to know"). The meaning "sense of sight" is first recorded late 15c. Meaning "statesman-like foresight, political sagacity" is attested from 1926.