Definition of Picture in English :
Define Picture in English
Picture meaning in English
Meaning of Picture in English
Pronunciation of Picture in English
Picture pronunciation in English
Pronounce Picture in Englishsee synonyms of picture
a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
Example Sentences:'they showed us the pictures of their wedding''a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them'
2. painting, picture
graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
Example Sentences:'a small painting by Picasso''he bought the painting as an investment''his pictures hang in the Louvre'
a clear and telling mental image
Example Sentences:'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'
4. picture, scene
a situation treated as an observable object
Example Sentences:'the political picture is favorable''the religious scene in England has changed in the last century'
5. pictorial matter, picture
illustrations used to decorate or explain a text
Example Sentences:'the dictionary had many pictures'
a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
Example Sentences:'they went to a movie every Saturday night''the film was shot on location'
7. picture, video
the visible part of a television transmission
Example Sentences:'they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone'
a graphic or vivid verbal description
Example Sentences:'too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures''the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland''the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters'
a typical example of some state or quality
Example Sentences:'the very picture of a modern general''she was the picture of despair'
a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
Example Sentences:'I can't see him on horseback!''I can see what will happen''I can see a risk in this strategy'
show in, or as in, a picture
Example Sentences:'This scene depicts country life''the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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