Meaning of PHOTOGRAPH in English


I. ˈfōd.əˌgraf, -ōtə-, -raa(ə)f, -raif, -rȧf noun

Etymology: phot- + -graph

1. : a picture, image, or likeness obtained by photography

2. : a portrayal, description, or mental picture or image characterized by great truth of representation or minute detail in reproduction

II. verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

transitive verb

1. : to take a photograph of

2. : to depict vividly in words

verse photographed the human ruins — Time

editorial … photographs the upper layer of my mind — W.A.White

3. : to impress on the mind

a man may see your signal, photograph it in his mind's eye — H.A.Calahan

intransitive verb

1. : to practice photography : take photographs

2. : to undergo being photographed

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