Meaning of PICTURE in English


n. 25B6; noun

pictures in an art gallery : PAINTING, DRAWING, sketch, oil painting, watercolour, print, canvas, portrait, portrayal, illustration, artwork, depiction, likeness, representation, image, icon, miniature; fresco, mural, wall painting; informal oil.

we were told not to take pictures : PHOTOGRAPH, photo, snap, snapshot, shot, print, slide, transparency, exposure, still, enlargement; Brit. enprint.

a picture of the sort of person the child should be : CONCEPT, idea, impression, view, (mental) image, vision, visualization, notion.

the picture of health : PERSONIFICATION, embodiment, epitome, essence, quintessence, perfect example, soul, model.

a picture starring Robert de Niro : FILM, movie, feature film, motion picture; informal flick; dated moving picture.

we went to the pictures : THE CINEMA, the movies, the silver screen, the big screen; informal the flicks.

25B6; verb

he was pictured with his guests : PHOTOGRAPH, take a photograph/photo of, snap, shoot, film.

in the drawing they were pictured against a snowy background : PAINT, DRAW, sketch, depict, delineate, portray, show, illustrate.

Anne still pictured Richard as he had been : VISUALIZE, see in one's mind's eye, conjure up a picture/image of, imagine, see, evoke.

25A0; put someone in the picture INFORM, fill in, explain the situation/circumstances to, bring up to date, update, brief, keep posted; informal clue in, bring up to speed.

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