vision

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin visio (vision, seeing), noun of action from the perfect passive participle visus (that which is seen), from the verb videre (to see) + action noun suffix -io.

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vision (countable and uncountable, plural visions)

  1. (uncountable) The sense or ability of sight.
  2. Something seen; an object perceived visually.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
    • 1892, James Yoxall, chapter 7, The Lonely Pyramid:
      It was the Lost Oasis, the Oasis of the vision in the sand. […] Deep-hidden in the hollow, beneath the cliffs, it lay; and round it the happy verdure spread for many a rood. […] Yes, the quest was ended, the Lost Oasis was the Found!
  3. (countable) Something imaginary one thinks one sees.
    He tried drinking from the pool of water, but realized it was only a vision.
  4. (by extension) Something unreal or imaginary; a creation of fancy.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of John Locke to this entry?)
  5. (countable) An ideal or a goal toward which one aspires.
    He worked tirelessly toward his vision of world peace.
  6. (countable) A religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance.
    He had a vision of the Virgin Mary.
  7. (countable) A person or thing of extraordinary beauty.

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vision (third-person singular simple present visions, present participle visioning, simple past and past participle visioned)

  1. (transitive) To imagine something as if it were to be true.

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vision

  1. Genitive singular form of visio.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin visum, supine of the verb videre.

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vision f (plural visions)

  1. vision, sight

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vision c

  1. vision; something imaginary
  2. vision; a (grand) goal or idea

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