envisage Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “envisage” - English Dictionary

"envisage" in British English

See all translations

envisageverb [T]

uk   /ɪnˈvɪz.ɪdʒ/ us   /ɪnˈvɪz.ɪdʒ/ formal US also envision
C1 to imagine or expect something in the future, especially something good: Train fare increases of 15 percent are envisaged for the next year. [+ that] It's envisaged that building will start at the end of this year. [+ -ing verb] When do you envisage finishing the project? [+ question word] It's hard to envisage how it might happen.
to form a mental picture of something or someone you have never seen: He wasn't what I'd expected - I'd envisaged someone much taller.
(Definition of envisage from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of envisage?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

sunscreen

a substance that you put on your skin to prevent it from being damaged by the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More