Share this entry

imagination
American English: /ɪˌmædʒəˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ɪˌmadʒɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of imagination in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable or countable (faculty) what a wonderful imagination this child has!
    ¡qué imaginación or fantasía tiene este niño!
    you're letting your imagination run away with you
    te estás dejando llevar por la imaginación
    it's only your imagination
    son imaginaciones or figuraciones tuyas
    the product failed to capture the public imagination
    el producto no atrajo or no despertó el interés del público
    the book fired his imagination
    el libro dio vuelo a su imaginación
    the photo leaves nothing to the imagination [humorous]
    la foto no deja nada librado a la imaginación
    by no stretch of the imagination
    ni remotamente
    what were they doing? — use your imagination!
    ¿qué estaban haciendo? — pues, imagínatelo
    Example sentences
    • He designed a series of lavish public celebrations to cement this image in the public imagination.
    • He said the tragedy still captured the public imagination and interest in it had not waned.
    • But one thing was undeniable; that children have vivid imaginations.

Definition of imagination in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: