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Definitions of "picture"

  • A visual representation or image painted, drawn, photographed, or otherwise rendered on a flat surface. noun
  • A visible image, especially one on a flat surface or screen. noun
  • noun
  • A vivid or realistic verbal description. noun
  • A vivid mental image. noun
  • A person or object bearing a marked resemblance to another. noun
  • A person, object, or scene that typifies or embodies an emotion, state of mind, or mood. noun
  • The chief circumstances of an event or time; the situation. noun
  • A movie. noun
  • A tableau vivant. noun
  • To make a visible representation of. transitive verb
  • To form a mental image of; visualize. transitive verb
  • To describe vividly in words; make a verbal picture of. transitive verb
  • The art or work of a painter; painting. noun
  • A painting intended to exhibit the image of any person, scene, object, etc., in the natural colors, and with a more or less close approximation to the appearance of reality; especially, such a painting having sufficient merit to rank as a work of art. noun
  • Hence, any resemblance or representation executed on a surface, as a sketch or drawing, or a photograph. noun
  • An image; a representation as in the imagination. noun
  • Any actual scene, group, combination, or play of colors, etc., considered as supplying the elements or as a suitable subject of a painting: as, the children at play formed a pretty picture. noun
  • A vivid or graphic representation or description in words. noun

The word "picture" in example sentences

The picture in it is the first glance of the operator, as he selected it; whatever delicacy of detail told in the impression on his mind tells in the impression on the plate; whatever is more than that does not go to increase the richness of the result, _as picture_, but belongs to another sphere.. [The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 77, March, 1864]

Walpole's story of the French lady who asked for her lover's picture; and when he demurred observing that, if her husband were to see it, it might betray their secret -- "O dear, no," she said -- just like Mr. Macaulay -- "I _will have the picture_, but it _need not be like_!". [Famous Reviews]

You take a picture of her while she's pinking but screw it up, possibly because your hand is covered in blisters at that point, but you nevertheless want to thank her for all of her hard work so you post an alternative picture** of her, grab the napkins and the over-sized ruler and head home in triumph.. [RVABlogs]

*looks at GRRM's picture in the instructor lineup* *looks at Delaney's picture* *looks at Jeff Vandermeer's picture*. [eee! (Story plug)]

For instance, crossroads battles with the likes of ground whiz George Sotiropoulos beaten for the first time in his UFC career this past weekend and flashy newcomer Anthony Pettis could fascinate and split opinion, while BJ could also patiently eye up the title picture in the hope that a champion not named Edgar eventually becomes the proprietor of his former throne.. [Elliot Worsell: BJ Penn -- What Next?]

I soon realized Fitzgerald was not asking questions of me but speaking to the grand jury members, painting a word picture for them.. [COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE]

As for talk of the running time, Zack Snyder mentioned to the NY Times while discussing Tales of the Black Freighter that "the main picture is nearing three hours long and I know I have a fight on my hands just with that.". [Watchmen's Minutemen Revealed Plus Running Time Talk « FirstShowing.net]

The title picture: seems to have heeded Norman Tebbits criticism about not wearing a tie; then forgotten his handkerchief!. [Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...]

I soon realized Fitzgerald was not asking questions of me but speaking to the grand jury members, painting a word picture for them.. [COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE]

The term picture book suggests that it’s for children, which it is, but not primarily.. [An interview with Shaun Tan « Drawn! The Illustration and Cartooning Blog]

She was out of the title picture for much of 1994, only winning the title once, on December 5, but enjoyed four more reigns in 1995.. [Jackie Moore ,part 1]

Try to be as precise as possible in painting a word picture of your associations with and emotions about this term.. [Reposition Yourself]

But the roses in the title picture kind of obscure the name, for example the e at the end of janie.. [Just to verify, I just posted at AtBC « UDreamOfJanie]

You paint a word picture of the two of you spread out on the sand while Zach spends time in the excellent day camp the resort is said to have.. [Life Is a Series of Presentations]

You paint a word picture of the two of you spread out on the sand while Zach spends time in the excellent day camp the resort is said to have.. [Life Is a Series of Presentations]

You paint a word picture of the two of you spread out on the sand while Zach spends time in the excellent day camp the resort is said to have.. [Life Is a Series of Presentations]

Picture on Social Media

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3am_killerqueen
3am_killerqueen
2019-08-17

@Iushice: I found this picture in the deepest crevices of my memories

CALLMEKVM
CALLMEKVM
2019-08-17

@andreaarc4: this picture makes me miss being a kid so much i can’t remember what this site it called but I’d be on it any chance i got😭…

aoiaoi1993
Aoiaoi1993
2019-08-17

@akarisnap: まずはかき氷だって‼️またカズさん抹茶食べてるよ〰️抹茶ばかり食べてると抹茶になっちゃうよ😋💓笑 #フォロバ絶対‼️ #いいねまっててね💓 #Poplle #ポップル

DocFossick
DocFossick
2019-08-17

@CNN I have yet to see a picture of a single extremist...

empanadamami4
Empanadamami4
2019-08-17

@JenAshleyWright: “Proud boys!” continues to sound like what you’d caption a picture of twins who just slept through the night without w…

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