To imagine something is to think about it in your mind. You can imagine yourself doing any kind of activity, or you can imagine what it would be like to be in a particular place.

  • He spends a lot of time imagining what it would be like to be on a different planet.

  • She spends a lot of time imagining what it would be like to be famous.

Definition of imagining


To form a mental image of something; to envision or create something in one's mind.


To believe in something created by one's own mind.


To assume


To conjecture or guess


To use one's imagination


To contrive in purpose; to scheme; to devise.


Something imagined; a figment of the imagination.

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Example Sentences for imagining

  • 1

    Imagine the article was the picture of a person.

  • 2

    To foster creativity, one needs to imagine and dream.

  • 3

    I can't imagine a more effective picture.

  • 4

    Conceptual knowledge is the ability to imagine the macro picture.

  • 5

    He remained an introvert and spent his early days in imagination and dreams.

  • 6

    I think the problem often lies in the users not being careful or imaginative.

  • 7

    I think it is my lack of imagination that I can only see meanness in it.

  • 8

    They are not figments of the imagination

  • 9

    Imagine the sound of comic opera, then imagine the sound of oratorio.

  • 10

    That's the worst crime imaginable.