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Meaning & Definition of Picture in English

English

Picture

/pɪkʧər/

noun

1. A visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface

  • "They showed us the pictures of their wedding"
  • "A movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"
    synonym:
  • picture
  • ,
  • image
  • ,
  • icon
  • ,
  • ikon

2. Graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface

  • "A small painting by picasso"
  • "He bought the painting as an investment"
  • "His pictures hang in the louvre"
    synonym:
  • painting
  • ,
  • picture

3. A clear and telling mental image

  • "He described his mental picture of his assailant"
  • "He had no clear picture of himself or his world"
  • "The events left a permanent impression in his mind"
    synonym:
  • mental picture
  • ,
  • picture
  • ,
  • impression

4. A situation treated as an observable object

  • "The political picture is favorable"
  • "The religious scene in england has changed in the last century"
    synonym:
  • picture
  • ,
  • scene

5. Illustrations used to decorate or explain a text

  • "The dictionary had many pictures"
    synonym:
  • picture
  • ,
  • pictorial matter

6. A form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

  • "They went to a movie every saturday night"
  • "The film was shot on location"
    synonym:
  • movie
  • ,
  • film
  • ,
  • picture
  • ,
  • moving picture
  • ,
  • moving-picture show
  • ,
  • motion picture
  • ,
  • motion-picture show
  • ,
  • picture show
  • ,
  • pic
  • ,
  • flick

7. The visible part of a television transmission

  • "They could still receive the sound but the picture was gone"
    synonym:
  • video
  • ,
  • picture

8. A graphic or vivid verbal description

  • "Too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"
  • "The author gives a depressing picture of life in poland"
  • "The pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous vermonters"
    synonym:
  • word picture
  • ,
  • word-painting
  • ,
  • delineation
  • ,
  • depiction
  • ,
  • picture
  • ,
  • characterization
  • ,
  • characterisation

9. A typical example of some state or quality

  • "The very picture of a modern general"
  • "She was the picture of despair"
    synonym:
  • picture

10. A representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide

  • Recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
    synonym:
  • photograph
  • ,
  • photo
  • ,
  • exposure
  • ,
  • picture
  • ,
  • pic

verb

1. Imagine

  • Conceive of
  • See in one's mind
  • "I can't see him on horseback!"
  • "I can see what will happen"
  • "I can see a risk in this strategy"
    synonym:
  • visualize
  • ,
  • visualise
  • ,
  • envision
  • ,
  • project
  • ,
  • fancy
  • ,
  • see
  • ,
  • figure
  • ,
  • picture
  • ,
  • image

2. Show in, or as in, a picture

  • "This scene depicts country life"
  • "The face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
    synonym:
  • picture
  • ,
  • depict
  • ,
  • render
  • ,
  • show

Examples of using

Why is there a picture of a big spider at the bottom of the Wikipedia page for arachnophobia?
This picture got a lot of likes.
Why did you never want my picture?