n. & v.
1. the act or faculty of seeing, sight (has impaired his vision).
2 a a thing or person seen in a dream or trance. b a supernatural or prophetic apparition.
3 a thing or idea perceived vividly in the imagination (the romantic visions of youth; had visions of warm sandy beaches).
4 imaginative insight.
5 statesmanlike foresight; sagacity in planning.
6 a person etc. of unusual beauty.
7 what is seen on a television screen; television images collectively.
--v.tr. see or present in or as in a vision.
Phrases and idioms:
field of vision all that comes into view when the eyes are turned in some direction. vision-mixer a person whose job is to switch from one image to another in television broadcasting or recording.
visional adj. visionless adj.
Etymology: ME f. OF f. L visio -onis (as VISIBLE)