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visualize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvisualizevi‧su‧al‧ize (also visualise British English) /ˈvɪʒuəlaɪz/ ●○○ AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 IMAGINEto form a picture of someone or something in your mind syn imagine 🔊 I tried to visualize the house while he was describing it.visualize somebody doing something 🔊 Somehow I can’t visualize myself staying with this company for much longer.visualize how/what etc 🔊 It’s hard to visualize how these tiles will look in our bathroom.see thesaurus at imaginevisualization /ˌvɪʒuəlaɪˈzeɪʃən $ -lə-/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
visualizeTo write a scene is to visualize.An architect can look at a drawing and visualize a three-dimensional shape.While many still visualize cruises as sedentary, today they are far from that.I could visualize him in one of Mr Wells's romantic fantasies.She visualized it as a movie.How dare I visualize myself like them?David could still visualize Polly, even though he had not seen her for ten years.I tried to visualize the house as he described it.He closed his eyes, trying to visualize where he had put his watch.visualize how/what etcHe tried to visualize what he would have done with them.It taxes the minds of determined embryologists to try and visualize what is going on.It is quite entertaining to attempt to visualize what the intermediates may have looked like.
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Verb table
visualize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyvisualize
he, she, itvisualizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyvisualized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave visualized
he, she, ithas visualized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad visualized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill visualize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have visualized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam visualizing
he, she, itis visualizing
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you, we, theyare visualizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas visualizing
you, we, theywere visualizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been visualizing
he, she, ithas been visualizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been visualizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be visualizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been visualizing
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