- imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisage - form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case; "Can you conceive of him as the president?"
--1 is one way to create by mental act, create mentally
Derived forms: noun imagination2, noun imagination1
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
- think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess - expect, believe, or suppose; "I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad state"; "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"
--2 is one way to expect, anticipate
They imagine that there was a traffic accident