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picture (n):
graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
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a small painting by Picasso.
he bought the painting as an investment.
his pictures hang in the Louvre

Related Words: painting
picture (n):
a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
Related Word: photograph
picture (n):
a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
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they showed us the pictures of their wedding.
a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them

Related Words: iconimage
picture (n):
illustrations used to decorate or explain a text
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the dictionary had many pictures
picture (n):
a typical example of some state or quality
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the very picture of a modern general.
she was the picture of despair
picture (n):
a clear and telling mental image
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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
picture (n):
the visible part of a television transmission
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they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone
picture (n):
a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
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they went to a movie every Saturday night.
the film was shot on location

Related Word: film
picture (n):
a graphic or vivid verbal description
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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

Related Words: characterisationdelineationdepiction
picture (n):
a situation treated as an observable object
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the political picture is favorable.
the religious scene in England has changed in the last century
picture (v):
imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
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I can't see him on horseback!
I can see what will happen.
I can see a risk in this strategy

Related Words: envisionfancyfigureimageseevisualize
picture (v):
show in, or as in, a picture
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This scene depicts country life.
the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting

Related Words: depict
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