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[そう()·ぞう()]
souzou
noun, suru verb, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 想像

noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. imagination; guess

Definition and Synonyms for 想像

Surmisal a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
Synonyms: 予断, 予測, 仮定, 仮想, 仮説, 察し, 察す, 当てずっぽう, 当て推量, 心当て, 忖度, 恐察, 想像, 想定, 憶断, 憶測, 憶説, 推定, 推察, 推測, 推知, 推考, 推論, 推量, 揣摩臆測, 目算, 見当
Hypothesise to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
Synonyms: 予測, 仮定, 仮想, 仮設, 忖度, 思う, 恐察, 想像, 想定, 憶断, 憶測, 推す, 推定, 推察, 推測, 推知, 推し計る, 推論, 推量, 措定, 決め込む, 見なす, 賢察, 類推
Shot an estimate based on little or no information
Synonyms: 当てずっぽう, 当て推量, 心当て, 想像, 憶測, 揣摩臆測, 臆見
Illusion something many people believe that is false
Synonyms: 夢想, , 幻影, 幻想, 想像, 空想, 虚像, 錯覚
Suppose expect, believe, or suppose
Synonyms: 思う, 想像, 想定, 推測, 推知, 推し計る, 推量, 睨む, 積もる, 端倪
Project imagine
Synonyms: イメージ, 思い描く, 想像
Foresee picture to oneself
Synonyms: 予想, 予期, 予知, 予見, 先見, 想像, 見越す, 見通す
Conceive Of form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
Synonyms: 仮想, 思い描く, 想像, 考える
Fantasize indulge in fantasies
Synonyms: 想像
Vision the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
Synonyms: イマジネーション, 想像, 空想
Fancy a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination
Synonyms: 想像, 空想
Project conceive of
Synonyms: イメージ, 思い描く, 想像
Foresee imagine possible
Synonyms: 予想, 予期, 予知, 予見, 先見, 想像, 見越す, 見通す
Project see in one's mind
Synonyms: イメージ, 思い描く, 想像

Meanings for each kanji in 想像

concept; think; idea; thought Kanji Details »
statue; picture; image; figure; portrait Kanji Details »

Categories 想像 is a member of

Anticipate regard something as probable or likely
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Conceive Of form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
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Creativity the ability to create
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Vision the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
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Estimation an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
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Misconception an incorrect conception
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View a message expressing a belief about something
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Create Mentally create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
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Sample Sentences for 想像

I could not image how cruel he was at that time.
I tried to imagine life on the moon.
I can hardly imagine him going abroad.
I can't imagine life without you.
Imagine yourself to be on the moon.

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