Picture - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface (syn: painting)
- a clear and telling mental image (syn: impression)
- a situation treated as an observable object (syn: scene)
- illustrations used to decorate or explain a text
- a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement (syn: film, flick, movie, pic)
- the visible part of a television transmission (syn: video)
- a graphic or vivid verbal description (syn: characterization, delineation, depiction, word- painting)
- a typical example of some state or quality
- a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide or in digital format (syn: exposure, photo, photograph, pic)
- show in, or as in, a picture (syn: depict, render, show)
I hung the picture on the wall.
The book has a lot of pictures.
Draw a picture of your house.
The staff looked at the financial picture of the company.
The overall economic picture is improving.
I can still picture the house I grew up in.
I can't picture changing jobs at this point in my life.
Picture what it would be like if you didn't own a car.
Can you picture him as a teacher?
The Central Library is out of the picture but it is on the left.
He is a picture of his mother.
They could still receive the sound but the picture was gone.
Suddenly a skier was in the picture.
She was out of the picture faster than you can say vaarwel.
The group of four stopped during a short pause, forming a picture.
present participle: picturing
past tense: pictured
past participle: pictured