verb (used with object)
Origin of vision
Synonyms for vision
Related Words for visioningcalculate, predict, propose, forecast, see, estimate, envisage, get, recognize, comprehend, understand, know, grasp, think, feature, anticipate, realize, guess, consider, feel
Examples from the Web for visioning
Historical Examples of visioning
It was a wonderful gift of visioning that was mine in those days.The Trail of '98
Robert W. Service
In spite of himself the boy sobbed, visioning his brother's face.
The individuality of it had him by the heart, beyond his powers of visioning.Diana of the Crossways, Complete
To his cousin Roger, echoed Joy, visioning the corporal, why should it matter to him?The Lady of North Star
Ottwell J. Binns
In spite of himself the boy sobbed, visioning his brothers face.
- 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.