Im·ag·ine v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imagined p. pr. & vb. n. Imagining.]
1. To form in the mind a notion or idea of; to form a mental image of; to conceive; to produce by the imagination.
In the night, imagining some fear,
How easy is a bush supposed a bear! --Shak.
2. To contrive in purpose; to scheme; to devise; to compass; to purpose. See Compass, v. t., 5.
How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? --Ps. lxii. 3.
3. To represent to one's self; to think; to believe.
Syn: -- To fancy; conceive; apprehend; think; believe; suppose; opine; deem; plan; scheme; devise.
adj : not based on fact; dubious; "the falsehood about some
fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt; "a small
child's imaginary friends"; "her imagined fame"; "to
create a notional world for oneself" [syn: fanciful,