2. Given to imagining; full of images, fancies, etc.; having a quick imagination; conceptive; creative.
Milton had a highly imaginative, Cowley a very fanciful mind.Coleridge.
3. Unreasonably suspicious; jealous. [Obs.] Chaucer.
Im*ag"i*na*tive*ly, adv. Im*ag"i*na*tive*ness, n.
(Im*ag"ine) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imagined ; p. pr. & vb. n. Imagining.] [F. imaginer, L. imaginari,
p. p. imaginatus, fr. imago image. See Image.]
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,Shak.
How easy is a bush supposed a bear!
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. Shak.
Syn. To fancy; conceive; apprehend; think; believe; suppose; opine; deem; plan; scheme; devise.
(Im*ag"ine), v. i.
1. To form images or conceptions; to conceive; to devise.
2. To think; to suppose.
My sister is not so defenseless leftMilton.
As you imagine.
(Im*ag"in*er) n. One who forms ideas or conceptions; one who contrives. Bacon.
(Im*ag"in*ous) a. Imaginative. [R.] Chapman.
(||I*ma"go) n.; pl. Imagoes [L. See Image.]
1. An image.
2. (Zoöl.) The final adult, and usually winged, state of an insect. See Illust. of Ant- lion, and Army
(||I*mam" ||I*man" ||I*maum") n. [Ar. imam.]
1. Among the Mohammedans, a minister or priest who performs the regular service of the mosque.
2. A Mohammedan prince who, as a successor of Mohammed, unites in his person supreme spiritual
and temporal power.
(I*ma"ret) n. [Turk., fr. Ar. 'imara.] A lodging house for Mohammedan pilgrims. Moore.
(Im*balm") v. t. See Embalm.
(Im*ban") v. t. To put under a ban. [R.] Barlow.
(Im*band") v. t. To form into a band or bands. "Imbanded nations." J. Barlow.