- 1to form a picture of somebody/something in your mind synonym imagine visualize somebody/something/yourself (as something) Try to visualize him as an old man. visualize what, how, etc… I can't visualize what this room looked like before it was decorated. visualize somebody/something/yourself doing something It can help to visualize yourself making your speech clearly and confidently. visualize doing something She couldn't visualize climbing the mountain.
- 2visualize something to make something visible to the eye Ultrasound is a technique that uses sound waves to visualize internal structures. Extra examples I visualized him as a typical businessman. It is difficult to visualize how the town must have looked years ago. I asked him to visualize floating in a clear blue pool. I can’t visualize what the house might have been like 300 years ago. Try to visualize yourself walking into the interview calmly and confidently.
(British English also -ise) verbjump to other results
BrE BrE//ˈvɪʒuəlaɪz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɪʒuəlaɪz//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they visualize
BrE BrE//ˈvɪʒuəlaɪz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɪʒuəlaɪz//he / she / it visualizes
BrE BrE//ˈvɪʒuəlaɪzɪz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɪʒuəlaɪzɪz//past simple visualized
BrE BrE//ˈvɪʒuəlaɪzd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɪʒuəlaɪzd//past participle visualized
BrE BrE//ˈvɪʒuəlaɪzd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɪʒuəlaɪzd//-ing form visualizing
BrE BrE//ˈvɪʒuəlaɪzɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɪʒuəlaɪzɪŋ//