Meaning of PICTURE in English


noun the art of painting; representation by painting.

2. picture ·vt to draw or paint a resemblance of; to delineate; to represent; to form or present an ideal likeness of; to bring before the mind.

3. picture ·noun 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.

4. picture ·noun 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.

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