Definitions for image

Definitions for (noun) image

Main entry: effigy, simulacrum, image

Definition: a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)

Usage: the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln; the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone

Main entry: 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

Main entry: image

Definition: the general impression that something (a person or organization or product) presents to the public

Usage: although her popular image was contrived it served to inspire music and pageantry; the company tried to project an altruistic image

Main entry: image, persona

Definition: (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world

Usage: a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

Main entry: image, mental image

Definition: an iconic mental representation

Usage: her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate

Main entry: paradigm, image, epitome, prototype

Definition: a standard or typical example

Usage: he is the prototype of good breeding; he provided America with an image of the good father

Main entry: figure, figure of speech, trope, image

Definition: language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

Main entry: image, range, range of a function

Definition: (mathematics) the set of values of the dependent variable for which a function is defined

Usage: the image of f(x) = x^2 is the set of all non-negative real numbers if the domain of the function is the set of all real numbers

Main entry: double, look-alike, image

Definition: someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)

Usage: he could be Gingrich's double; she's the very image of her mother

Definitions for (verb) image

Main entry: 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

Main entry: image

Definition: render visible, as by means of MRI

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