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Definitions of picture

  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. To represent in, or as in, a picture. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To represent, as by a painting or drawing; depict. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To paint or draw resemblances; to represent; to describe vividly. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. 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.
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. a typical example of some state or quality; "the very picture of a modern general"; "she was the picture of despair" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. the visible part of a television transmission; "they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. 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
  14. The art of painting; representation by painting. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. 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
  16. 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
  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. 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.
  19. A painting; drawing; resemblance. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.

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Usage examples for picture

  1. I am a picture – Frank Merriwell's Chums by Burt L. Standish
  2. He lifted his eyes and looked at the picture before him. – Desert Love by Joan Conquest
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