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English noun: vision

1. vision (cognition) a vivid mental image


SamplesHe had a vision of his own death.


Broader (hypernym)imagery, imagination, imaging, mental imagery


Narrower (hyponym)prevision, retrovision

2. vision (cognition) the ability to see; the visual faculty


Synonymssight, visual modality, visual sense


Broader (hypernym)exteroception, modality, sense modality, sensory system


Narrower (hyponym)achromatic vision, acuity, binocular vision, central vision, chromatic vision, color vision, daylight vision, distance vision, eyesight, monocular vision, near vision, night vision, night-sight, peripheral vision, photopic vision, scotopic vision, seeing, sharp-sightedness, sightedness, stigmatism, trichromacy, twilight vision, visual acuity


Domain category membersvisual system

3. vision (cognition) the perceptual experience of seeing


SamplesThe runners emerged from the trees into his clear vision.
He had a visual sensation of intense light.


Synonymsvisual sensation


Broader (hypernym)aesthesis, esthesis, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression

4. vision (cognition) the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses


SamplesPopular imagination created a world of demons.
Imagination reveals what the world could be.


Synonymsimagination, imaginativeness


Broader (hypernym)creative thinking, creativeness, creativity


Narrower (hyponym)dream, dreaming, fancy, fantasy, fictitious place, imaginary being, imaginary creature, imaginary place, mythical place, phantasy

5. vision (event) a religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance


SamplesHe had a vision of the Virgin Mary.


Broader (hypernym)experience









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