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photograph

pho·to·graph

photograph

 
 
pronunciation:
fo t graef
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a picture made by using a camera that records an image on a light-sensitive surface.
similar words:
shot
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: photographed, photographing, photographs
definition: to take a photograph of.
similar words:
shoot
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to take photographs; practice photography.
definition 2: to be photographed, usu. with some specified effect.
The scene photographed poorly because of dim lighting.
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derivation: photographable (adj.)
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  advertise, advertisement, book, communication, light
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