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Synonyms for picture

Synonyms for (noun) picture

Synonyms: painting, picture Definition: graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface Usage: a small painting by Picasso; he bought the painting as an investment; his pictures hang in the Louvre

Similar words: graphic art Definition: the arts of drawing or painting or printmaking

Synonyms: exposure, photo, photograph, pic, picture Definition: a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material

Similar words: representation Definition: a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

Synonyms: picture, icon, ikon, image Definition: a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface Usage: they showed us the pictures of their wedding; a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them

Similar words: representation Definition: a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

Synonyms: picture Definition: a typical example of some state or quality Usage: the very picture of a modern general; she was the picture of despair

Similar words: typification, exemplification Definition: a representational or typifying form or model

Synonyms: mental picture, picture, impression Definition: a clear and telling mental image Usage: 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

Similar words: image, mental image Definition: an iconic mental representation Usage: her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate

Synonyms: video, picture Definition: the visible part of a television transmission Usage: they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone

Similar words: visual communication Definition: communication that relies on vision

Synonyms: motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, film, flick, pic, picture, picture show Definition: a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement Usage: they went to a movie every Saturday night; the film was shot on location

Similar words: product, production Definition: an artifact that has been created by someone or some process Usage: they improve their product every year; they export most of their agricultural production

Similar words: show Definition: a social event involving a public performance or entertainment Usage: they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway

Synonyms: pictorial matter, picture Definition: illustrations used to decorate or explain a text Usage: the dictionary had many pictures

Similar words: illustration Definition: artwork that helps make something clear or attractive

Synonyms: characterisation, characterization, delineation, depiction, word picture, word-painting, picture Definition: a graphic or vivid verbal description Usage: 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

Similar words: verbal description, description Definition: a statement that represents something in words

Synonyms: scene, picture Definition: a situation treated as an observable object Usage: the political picture is favorable; the religious scene in England has changed in the last century

Similar words: situation, state of affairs Definition: the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time Usage: the present international situation is dangerous; wondered how such a state of affairs had come about; eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation- Franklin D.Roosevelt

Synonyms for (verb) picture

Synonyms: figure, envision, fancy, project, picture, see, image, visualise, visualize Definition: imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind Usage: I can't see him on horseback!; I can see what will happen; I can see a risk in this strategy

Similar words: envisage, conceive of, ideate, imagine Definition: form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case Usage: Can you conceive of him as the president?

Synonyms: render, picture, show, depict Definition: show in, or as in, a picture Usage: This scene depicts country life; the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting

Similar words: represent, interpret Definition: create an image or likeness of Usage: The painter represented his wife as a young girl