verb (used with object)
Origin of vision
Examples from the Web for 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|DAILY BEAST
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.
Their vision was keener than man's; Ahab could discover no sign in the sea.Moby Dick; or The Whale|Herman Melville
But, somehow, Jefferson Creede took the lead and rode with his eyes cast down, lest they should be dazzled by the vision.Hidden Water|Dane Coolidge
As far as he could see, chain after chain of mountains heaved themselves into his vision.Moon-Face and Other Stories|Jack London
Like all revelations of the better life, the adequate perception of a great work demands a gifted simplicity of vision.Talks on the study of literature.|Arlo Bates
Within these limits of vision lay a noble and historic country, the lower watershed of the Columbia.The Guardians of the Columbia|John H. (John Harvey) Williams
British Dictionary definitions for vision
- the image on a television screen
- (as modifier)vision control
Word Origin for vision
Word Origin and History 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.