Meaning of IMAGE in English

IMAGE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪmɪdʒ ]

( images)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

If you have an image of something or someone, you have a picture or idea of them in your mind.

The image of art theft as a gentleman’s crime is outdated...

N-COUNT : usu with supp

2.

The image of a person, group, or organization is the way that they appear to other people.

The tobacco industry has been trying to improve its image.

N-COUNT : oft with poss

3.

An image is a picture of someone or something. ( FORMAL )

...photographic images of young children...

N-COUNT

4.

An image is a poetic description of something. ( FORMAL )

The natural images in the poem are meant to be suggestive of realities beyond themselves.

N-COUNT

5.

If you are the image of someone else, you look very much like them.

Marianne’s son was the image of his father.

PHRASE : V inflects

6.

spitting image: see spit

see also mirror image

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