the act or power of sensing with the eyes; sight.
the act or power of anticipating that which will or may come to be: prophetic vision;the vision of an entrepreneur.
an experience in which a personage, thing, or event appears vividly or credibly to the mind, although not actually present, often under the influence of a divine or other agency: a heavenly messenger appearing in a vision.: Compare hallucination (def. 1).
something seen or otherwise perceived during such an experience: The vision revealed its message.
a vivid, imaginative conception or anticipation: visions of wealth and glory.
something seen; an object of sight.
a scene, person, etc., of extraordinary beauty: The sky was a vision of red and pink.
to envision, or picture mentally: She tried to vision herself in a past century.
- vi·sion·less, adjective
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How to use vision in a sentence
In a conversation hosted by the Carnegie Endowment Thursday, Oversight Board co-chair and former Prime Minister of Denmark Helle Thorning-Schmidt painted a more expansive vision for the group that could go beyond making policy decisions for Facebook.Facebook Oversight Board says other social networks ‘welcome to join’ if project succeeds | Taylor Hatmaker | February 11, 2021 | TechCrunch
It’s not a flying car, but it is a tasty vision of the future.Best toaster: Get perfectly golden slices every time | PopSci Commerce Team | February 10, 2021 | Popular-Science
In other words, it called for a new vision of community safety that included “defunding” the police.
Female founders are also more likely to get detailed questions focused on early-stage issues, such as breakeven points, or daily users, while men are more likely to get questions about their vision or opportunities.Bumble gave women more power in dating. Now the app is giving women power in the boardroom. | Jena McGregor | February 5, 2021 | Washington Post
According to former Doubleday editor Patrick LoBrutto, he and Tevis worked and tirelessly reworked this dystopian vision of drugs and television as escapes from real life.‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is a bestseller, but its author, Walter Tevis, was hardly a one-hit wonder | Michael Dirda | February 3, 2021 | Washington Post
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
Seeing what they were doing, I was inspired to add my vision to their technique.
Another member of the plot took care of the ammo along with black uniforms, night-vision equipment, and body armor.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country | Jacob Siegel | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
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.
The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
The vision of dreams is the resemblance of one thing to another: as when a man's likeness is before the face of a man.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Alford speaks of this as remarkable; but vision is the especial promise of Wisdom, therefore of Solomon, son of David.Solomon and Solomonic Literature | Moncure Daniel Conway
A quick vision of death smote her soul, and for a second of time appalled and enfeebled her senses.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
It was Ezechiel that saw the glorious vision, which was shewn him upon the chariot of cherubims.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
British Dictionary definitions for vision
the act, faculty, or manner of perceiving with the eye; sight
the image on a television screen
(as modifier): vision control
the ability or an instance of great perception, esp of future developments: a man of vision
a mystical or religious experience of seeing some supernatural event, person, etc: the vision of St John of the Cross
that which is seen, esp in such a mystical experience
(sometimes plural) a vivid mental image produced by the imagination: he had visions of becoming famous
a person or thing of extraordinary beauty
the stated aims and objectives of a business or other organization
(tr) to see or show in or as if in a vision
- visionless, adjective
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