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image

im·age

image

 
pronunciation:
I mihj
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a visual representation of something such as can be seen in a photograph, sculpture, or painting.
The dollar bill has an image of George Washington on one side of it.
synonyms:
depiction, figure, icon, likeness, picture, portrait, portrayal, representation
similar words:
drawing, painting, photograph, sculpture, statue, tapestry
definition 2: a mental picture.
I have only a faint image of my father.The image in my mind of the place was much more beautiful than the reality.He tries to project an image of himself as a bold and innovative leader.
synonyms:
idea, picture, vision
similar words:
concept, fancy, notion, sense, visualization
definition 3: a reflection of something, as in a mirror.
I saw my own image in the mirror.
synonyms:
mirror, mirror image, reflection
similar words:
clone, copy, duplicate, imitation, replica, spitting image, twin
definition 4: a duplication or replica.
She is the image of her mother when she was a young girl.
synonyms:
clone, copy, double, duplicate, imitation, mirror, replica, spitting image, twin
similar words:
counterpart, facsimile, likeness, match, mirror image, reproduction, resemblance, simulacrum, simulation
definition 5: a picture in writing or speech.
The author used words that created a clear image of what the castle looked like.
synonyms:
depiction, picture, portrait
similar words:
idea, illustration, likeness, representation
definition 6: a nearly perfect embodiment.
He is the image of wit and good humor.
synonyms:
embodiment, incarnation, personification, typification
similar words:
archetype, exemplar, model, paradigm, pattern, picture, prototype, representation, sign, symbol
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: imaged, images, imaging
definition 1: to represent in a picture, sculpture, or the like.
synonyms:
depict, figure, picture, portray, represent, reproduce
similar words:
draw, mirror, paint, personify, photograph, sculpt, weave
definition 2: to picture in the mind or portray in words.
synonyms:
depict, dream, envision, fancy, ideate, paint, picture, portray, prefigure, think, visualize
similar words:
conceive, imagine
definition 3: to reflect in a mirror.
synonyms:
mirror, reflect
similar words:
copy, duplicate, replicate
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  film, photography
Word Parts
The word image contains the following part:
imag Latin root that means likeness