Translation of "imagine" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ɪˈmædʒ·ɪn/ us /ɪˈmædʒ·ən/ present participle imagining, past tense and past participle imagined

B1 to make an idea or picture of something in your mind

Imagine being able to do all your shopping from home.

B1 to have an idea of what something is like or might be like

Can you imagine how it feels to be blind?

B1 to think that you hear or see something that does not really exist

‘Did you hear a noise?’ ‘No, you’re imagining things.’

to believe that something is probably true

I imagine he is quite difficult to live with.

(Translation of “imagine” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /iˈmӕdʒin/

to form a mental picture of (something)

I can imagine how you felt.

to see or hear etc (something which is not true or does not exist)

Children often imagine that there are frightening animals under their beds
You’re just imagining things!

to think; to suppose

imaginar, suponer
I imagine (that) he will be late.
imaginable adjective

used to emphasize that something is the most extreme that can be imagined

He suffered the worst pain imaginable.

used to emphasize that something includes every possible example of a particular thing

The book has recipes for every imaginable type of cake.
imaginary adjective

existing only in the mind or imagination; not real

A unicorn is an imaginary creature
Her illnesses are usually imaginary.
imagination noun

(the part of the mind which has) the ability to form mental pictures

I can see it all in my imagination.

the creative ability of a writer etc

This story shows a lot of imagination.

the seeing etc of things which do not exist

There was no-one there – it was just your imagination.
imaginative /-nətiv, (American) -neitiv/ adjective

(opposite unimaginative) having, or created with, imagination

an imaginative writer
This essay is interesting and imaginative.

(Translation of “imagine” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)