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Synonyms of picture

Noun


1. picture, image, icon, ikon, representation

usage: 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"

2. painting, picture, graphic art

usage: 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"

3. mental picture, picture, impression, image, mental image

usage: 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"

4. picture, scene, situation, state of affairs

usage: a situation treated as an observable object; "the political picture is favorable"; "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century"

5. picture, pictorial matter, illustration

usage: illustrations used to decorate or explain a text; "the dictionary had many pictures"

6. movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick, show, product, production

usage: 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"

7. video, picture, visual communication

usage: the visible part of a television transmission; "they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone"

8. word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisation, description, verbal description

usage: 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"

9. picture, typification, exemplification

usage: a typical example of some state or quality; "the very picture of a modern general"; "she was the picture of despair"

10. photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic, representation

usage: a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material

Verb


1. visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image, imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisage

usage: 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"

2. picture, depict, render, show, represent, interpret

usage: 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"

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