تعلم اللغة الانجليزية كما لم تتعلمها من قبل

The Easiest Way to learn English using TED Talks

picture

Definition and examples of "picture"

a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface

  • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
  • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them

  • picture
  • image
  • icon
  • ikon

graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface

  • a small painting by Picasso
  • he bought the painting as an investment
  • his pictures hang in the Louvre

  • painting
  • picture

a clear and telling mental image

  • 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

  • mental_picture
  • picture
  • impression

a situation treated as an observable object

  • the political picture is favorable
  • the religious scene in England has changed in the last century

  • picture
  • scene

illustrations used to decorate or explain a text

  • the dictionary had many pictures

  • picture
  • pictorial_matter

a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

  • they went to a movie every Saturday night
  • the film was shot on location

  • movie
  • film
  • picture
  • moving_picture
  • moving-picture_show
  • motion_picture
  • motion-picture_show
  • picture_show
  • pic
  • flick

the visible part of a television transmission

  • they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone

  • video
  • picture

a graphic or vivid verbal description

  • 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

  • word_picture
  • word-painting
  • delineation
  • depiction
  • picture
  • characterization
  • characterisation

a typical example of some state or quality

  • the very picture of a modern general
  • she was the picture of despair

  • picture

a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material

  • photograph
  • photo
  • exposure
  • picture
  • pic

imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind

  • I can't see him on horseback!
  • I can see what will happen
  • I can see a risk in this strategy

  • visualize
  • visualise
  • envision
  • project
  • fancy
  • see
  • figure
  • picture
  • image

show in, or as in, a picture

  • This scene depicts country life
  • the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting

  • picture
  • depict
  • render
  • show