Noun Definition

picture

1.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):impression

Category: General

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

Related Noun(s):movie, flick, pic, film

Category: General

3.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):characterization, delineation, characterisation, depiction

Category: General

4.Definition: a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide or in digital format

Related Noun(s):exposure, pic, photograph, photo

Category: Objects

5.Definition: a situation treated as an observable object

"The political picture is favorable", "The religious scene in England has changed in the last century"

Related Noun(s):scene

Category: General

6.Definition: a typical example of some state or quality

"The very picture of a modern general", "She was the picture of despair"

Category: General

7.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):ikon, icon, image

Category: Objects

8.Definition: 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"

Category: Objects

9.Definition: illustrations used to decorate or explain a text

"The dictionary had many pictures"

Category: General

10.Definition: the visible part of a television transmission

"They could still receive the sound but the picture was gone"

Related Noun(s):video

Category: General