vision


vision
noun
1 ability to see
ADJECTIVE
20/20, excellent, perfect

The eye test shows she has perfect vision.

normal
clear, sharp (esp. AmE)

The rain prevented her having clear vision of the road ahead.

blurred, blurry (esp. AmE), distorted, impaired, poor
double, tunnel (often figurative)
binocular, stereoscopic
heat, X-ray
distance

I can read without glasses, but my distance vision is poor.

night
colour/color
peripheral

Use your peripheral vision widely when moving from place to place.

machine
VERB + VISION
have
give (sb)
block, obscure, restrict
distort, impair
blind, blur, cloud

The tears blurred her vision.

fill, flood
clear, improve, sharpen
correct
lose
restore
regain
VISION + VERB
blur, fade, swim
go black, go blank, go blurry
clear

Her vision cleared and she realized Niall was standing beside her.

disappear
return
PREPOSITION
across your vision

A bird shot across her vision.

PHRASES
your field of vision

She was aware of shapes moving across her field of vision.

your line of vision

Someone was standing in my line of vision so I couldn't see the screen.

2 picture in your imagination
ADJECTIVE
disturbing, horrible, nightmarish, strange
bleak
inner, mental, spiritual
mystic, mystical, prophetic, religious

A young girl in the town experienced a prophetic vision.

poetic
apocalyptic

an apocalyptic vision of the end of civilization

sudden
VERB + VISION
experience, have, receive

I had visions of us getting hopelessly lost.

conjure, conjure up

The name ‘Las Vegas’ conjures up a vision of casinos.

VISION + VERB
disappear, fade

As he approached, the vision faded and there was no one there.

PREPOSITION
in a/the vision

The idea came to her in a vision.

vision of
3 ability to see/plan for the future
ADJECTIVE
grand, great
artistic, creative, imaginative
alternative
singular, unique
broad, comprehensive, global, wide

The company needs to develop a global vision.

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narrow
overall
personal
clear

The engineers had a clear vision of what they wanted to achieve.

compelling
bold, radical
common, shared

They share a common vision for the development of health services.

strategic
political
revolutionary
moral
romantic, Utopian
long-term
VERB + VISION
have, possess
lack
create, develop
achieve, fulfil/fulfill, implement, realize
articulate, communicate, convey, describe, lay out, outline, present

He outlined his vision for the new economic order.

promote
pursue
impose

The new leader set about imposing his vision on the party.

offer
share
embrace
cloud

He was determined not to let emotions cloud his vision.

PREPOSITION
of vision

a statesman of great vision

vision for

a vision for the future

vision of

an alternative vision of society

PHRASES
breadth of vision

His plans for the country's future show a remarkable breadth of vision.


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  • Vision — Vision …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • VISION — «Toute la conduite de notre vie dépend de nos sens, entre lesquels celui de la vue étant le plus universel et le plus noble. Il n’y a point de doute que les inventions qui servent à augmenter sa puissance ne soient des plus utiles qui puissent… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Vision — most often refers to visual perception, but may refer to vision (spirituality) (i.e., inspirational experiences or perceptions believed to come from a deity or other supernatural source) or hallucinations.In business, a vision refers to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Vision — Vi sion, n. [OE. visioun, F. vision, fr. L. visio, from videre, visum, to see: akin to Gr. ? to see, ? I know, and E. wit. See {Wit}, v., and cf. {Advice}, {Clairvoyant}, {Envy}, {Evident}, {Provide}, {Revise}, {Survey}, {View}, {Visage}, {Visit} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vision On — fue un programa de televisión inglés producido y transmitido por la BBC1 desde 1964 hasta 1977. Estuvo enfocado a los niños con sordera y problemas visuales. Concebido por Ursula Eason y Patrick Dowling, puso énfasis en la comunicación e… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Vision On — was a British children s television programme, shown on BBC1 from 1964 to 1977 specifically for deaf children. It was conceived by BBC Producers Ursula Eason and developed by Patrick Dowling to replace a monthly series For The Deaf , a programme… …   Wikipedia

  • Vision — (lat. visio, „Anblick, Erscheinung“) steht für: Vision (Religion), eine religiöse Erscheinung Vision (Thomas Mann), ein Text von Thomas Mann den Spielfilm Vision – Aus dem Leben der Hildegard von Bingen (2009) im weiteren Sinn für eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vision — Vision. s. f. v. Action de la faculté de voir. De quelle maniere, & en quelle partie de l oeil se fait la vision. La vision beatifique, en termes de Theologie, C est l action par laquelle les bien heureux voyent Dieu. Il sign. aussi, Les choses… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Vision 20/20 — (20/20 Vision) est le quatre vingt treizième épisode de la série télévisée La Cinquième Dimension, diffusé le 10 décembre 1988 aux États Unis. Synopsis Après avoir cassé ses lunettes, un homme arrive à voir l avenir. Il décide de se… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • vision — UK US /ˈvɪʒən/ noun ► [C or U] the ability to imagine how something could develop in the future, or the ideas that come from imagining in this way: »There s a lack of leadership, a lack of vision, and a lack of organization in the industry as a… …   Financial and business terms

  • visión — f. fisiol. Capacidad que permite recibir e interpretar las ondas lumínicas comprendidas entre los 400 y 800 nanómetros. Los principales órganos que intervienen en el proceso son el ojo, el nervio óptico y el cerebro. En el hombre, la visión es… …   Diccionario médico


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