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verb apprehend, assume, believe, compose, conceive, conclude, conjure, conjure up, contrive, create, deduce, delineate, depict, devise, dream, envision, expect, fabricate, fancy, gather, guess, ideate, improvise, infer, invent, judge, make up, opine, originate, picture, plan, presume, profess, regard, scheme, speculate, suppose, surmise, suspect, think, visualize
See also: compose, comprehend, conceive, conjure, contrive, deem, devise, expect, feign, gauge, guess, invent, opine, presuppose, pretend, profess, surmise, suspect, think

TO IMAGINE, Eng. law. In cases of treason the law makes it a crime to imagine the death of the king. In order to complete the offence there must, however, be an overt act the terms compassing and imagining being synonymous. It. has been justly remarked that the words to compass and imagine are too vague for a statute whose penalty affects the life of a subject. Barr. on the Stat. 243, 4. Vide Fiction.

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while simultaneously maintaining one job and imagining himself or herself in a different job) but then decide not to act on it.
For example, interest inventories can expand the range of options of which the person is aware for someone in the Imagining status, clarify areas of interest for someone in the iNforming status, narrow the focus for someone in the Choosing status, suggest related fields for someone in the Obtaining status, assist in planning next steps in career pathing for someone in the Maintaining status, and ease transitions by suggesting alternatives for someone in the Exiting status.
Interest in the "Heimat idea" was commonly shared among the different regions of Germany, but the content of these imaginings differed.
Wollheim develops an account of the theatre on which to structure an account of iconic mental states, an example of which is the state of non-propositionally imagining the Sultan's entry into Constantinople.
The three essential features of centrally imagining are point of view (adopting the protagonist's perspective), plenitude (imagining the protagonist's experiencings), and cogency (finding oneself in the cognitive, conative, and affective states in which the mental states one imagines the protagonist to have, would leave one).
Imagining Ourselves has been featured in O: The Oprah Magazine, and JANE.
Imagining Ourselves was conceived by Goldman five years ago shortly after completing a master's from Princeton University.
Reduced blood flow in the SMA of hallucinators imagining someone else's voice may block the "mind's ear" and create a "less secure appreciation" of where the voice originated from, McGuire and his coworkers argue.
Lowered activity in this area for hallucinators imagining another voice suggests that their brains respond as if they were speaking aloud, the scientists assert.
Imagining Ourselves consists of an online exhibition and global dialogue, a published anthology of submissions from young women from 105 countries, and a series of global events.
Advances in brain-imaging technology over the past decade have enabled investigators to trace links between cerebral mechanisms employed for seeing objects and for imagining what objects look like.
A quick search of a college library turned up titles like Imagining America, Imagining Hitler, Inventing Japan, and Inventing Motherhood; the list goes on.