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See also imaginé

English[]

Pronunciation[]

Etymology[]

Old French imaginer, from Latin imaginari, from imago (image).

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Imagine

Third person singular
imagines

Simple past
imagined

Past participle
-

Present participle
imagining

to Imagine (third-person singular simple present imagines, present participle imagining, simple past and past participle imagined)

  1. (transitive) To form a mental image of something; to envision or create something in one's mind.
    Try to imagine a pink elephant.
  2. (transitive) To believe in something created by one's own mind.
    She imagined that the man wanted to kill her.
  3. (transitive) To assume.
    I imagine that he will need to rest after such a long flight.
  4. (transitive) To conjecture or guess.
    I cannot even imagine what you are up to!
  5. (intransitive) To use one's imagination.
    Imagine that we were siblings
  6. (intransitive) To guess or conjecture.
    Let me imagine - it's a ring!
    The board imagines the merger should increase profits about a quarter

Usage notes[]

  • This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing). See Appendix:English catenative verbs

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French[]

Verb[]

Imagine

  1. first-person singular present indicative of imaginer.
  2. third-person singular present indicative of imaginer.
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of imaginer.
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of imaginer.
  5. second-person singular imperative of imaginer.

Romanian[]

Etymology[]

Latin imago

Noun[]

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  1. image

Declension[]

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Spanish[]

Verb[]

Imagine (infinitive imaginar)

  1. first-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of imaginar.
  2. formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of imaginar.
  3. third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of imaginar.

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