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Definitions of vision

  1. To see in a vision; to dream. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The act of seeing external objects; actual sight. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The faculty of seeing; sight; one of the five senses, by which colors and the physical qualities of external objects are appreciated as a result of the stimulating action of light on the sensitive retina, an expansion of the optic nerve. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. That which is seen; an object of sight. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Especially, that which is seen otherwise than by the ordinary sight, or the rational eye; a supernatural, prophetic, or imaginary sight; an apparition; a phantom; a specter; as, the visions of Isaiah. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Hence, something unreal or imaginary; a creation of fancy. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. the ability to see; the faculty of vision Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a vivid mental image; "he had a vision of his own death" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. The act of seeing; sense of sight; extent of power to see, physically or mentally; as, a man of broad vision; something seen, especially with the mind's eye; a supernatural appearance; spiritual perception of the actually unseen. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. The act or sense of seeing: sight: anything seen: anything imagined to be seen: a divine revelation: an apparition: anything imaginary. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Act or sense of seeing; anything seen; imaginary sight; apparition; anything imaginary. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. The sense of sight; act of seeing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Something seen; an apparition; dream; fantasy; specifically, an inspired revelation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. The act of seeing external objects; actual sight; the faculty of seeing; sight; an object of sight; something seen in imagination only; an apparition; a phantom; something imaginary; a revelation from God. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. The power or faculty of seeing; perception of external objects; something imagined to be seen; an apparition; a revelation from God; that which is the object of sight. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for vision

  1. I am quite convinced that such an ideal little creature has, about the man she dreams of for her husband, a vision of someone quite different from you. – Bijou by Gyp
  2. And now, all at once, it turned, swept into a region of light, and faced a mighty vision – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann