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  1. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a visual representation of an object or scene or person 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. illustrations used to decorate or explain a text; "the dictionary had many pictures" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. a typical example of some state or quality; "the very picture of a modern general"; "she was the picture of despair" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. the visible part of a television transmission; "they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a situation treated as an observable object; "the political picture is favorable"; "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. The art of painting; representation by painting. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, produced by means of painting, drawing, engraving, photography, etc.; a representation in colors. By extension, a figure; a model. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. An image or resemblance; a representation, either to the eye or to the mind; that which, by its likeness, brings vividly to mind some other thing; as, a child is the picture of his father; the man is the picture of grief. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To draw or paint a resemblance of; to delineate; to represent; to form or present an ideal likeness of; to bring before the mind. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A painting, drawing, etc., of a person, object, scene, or incident; a likeness or image; a mental image; bodily representation; as he was the picture of despair; vivid description in words. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. To represent in a painting, etc.; to describe vividly; to form a mental image of. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. A painting: a likeness in colors: a drawing: painting: a resemblance: an image. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. To paint, to represent by painting: to form an ideal likeness of: to describe vividly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. A painting; drawing; resemblance. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. To represent in, or as in, a picture. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. To represent, as by a painting or drawing; depict. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. A representation by lines or colors, as a drawing, engraving, painting, or photograph; image; resemblance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. A painting or drawing exhibiting the resemblance of anything; a likeness; representation; description. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. To paint or draw resemblances; to represent; to describe vividly. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  27. Any likeness or resemblance made on a flat surface with colours; a drawing; the work of a painter; a representation or description in words. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  28. To paint a resemblance of in colours; to form an ideal likeness of; to describe in a florid or vivid manner. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  29. In two of the three passages in which "picture" is used in the Authorized Version it denotes idolatrous representations, either independent images or more usually stones "portrayed," i.e. sculptured in low relief, or engraved and colored. ( Ezekiel 23:14 ) Layard, Nin. and Rob. ii. 306, 308. Moveable pictures, in the modern sense, were doubtless unknown to the Jews. The "pictures of silver" of ( Proverbs 25:11 ) were probably well surfaces or cornices with carvings. biblestudytools.com
  30. pik't[=u]r, n. a painting: a likeness in colours: a drawing: painting: a resemblance: an image: a vivid verbal description.--v.t. to paint, to represent by painting: to form a likeness of in the mind: to describe vividly in words.--n. PIC'TOGRAPH, a picture or pictorial sign: a piece of picture-writing.--adj. PICTOGRAPH'IC.--n. PICTOG'RAPHY.--adjs. PICT[=O]'RIAL, PIC'T[=U]RAL, relating to pictures: illustrated by pictures: consisting of pictures.--adv. PICT[=O]'RIALLY.--ns. PIC'T[=U]RAL (Spens.), a picture; PIC'TURE-BOOK, a book of pictures; PIC'TURE-FRAME, a frame surrounding a picture; PIC'TURE-GALL'ERY, a gallery, or large room, in which pictures are hung up for exhibition; PIC'TURE-ROD, a rod running round the upper part of the wall of a room, from which pictures are hung; PIC'TURE-WRIT'ING, the use of pictures to express ideas or relate events. [L. pictura--ping[)e]re, pictum, to paint.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  31. Painting, drawing, of objects esp. as work of art; portrait; beautiful object, as her hat is a p.; scene, total visual impression produced; she looks the very p. (a perfect type) of health; p.-book (for children, consisting chiefly or wholly of pp.); p. -card, court-card; p.-gallery, (hall &c. containing) collection of pp.; p. hat, lady\'s wide-brimmed hat usu. black with ostrich-feathers as in pp. of Reynolds& Gainsborough; p. postcard (with p. on back); p.-writing, mode of recording events &c. by pp., as in early hieroglyphs &c.; (v.t.) represent in p., describe graphically, imagine (to oneself). [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  32. moving pp. or ellipt. pp. (cinematographic); p.-palace, -theatre, building &c in which moving pp. are shown. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  33. n. [Latin] That which is painted; a likeness draw in colours; hence, any graphic representation;—art or form of representation by painting;—that which, by its likeness, brings vividly to mind some other thing. Cabinet Dictionary

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