IMAG'INE, v.t. [L. imaginor, from imago, image.]1. To form a notion or idea in the mind; to fancy. We can imagine the figure of a horse's head united to a human body.
In this sense, fancy is the more proper word.2. To form ideas or representations in the mind, by modifying and combining our conceptions.3. To contrive in purpose; to scheme; to devise. How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? Ps.62.
IMAG'INE, v.i. To conceive; to have a notion or idea. I cannot imagine how this should have happened.