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Image Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the emperor''s tomb had his image carved in stone"
  • 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"
  • (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world; "a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty"
  • an iconic mental representation; "her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate"
  • a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father"
  • language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
  • someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor); "he could be Gingrich''s double"; "she''s the very image of her mother"
  • imagine; conceive of; see in one''s mind; "I can''t see him on horseback!"; "I can see what will happen"; "I can see a risk in this strategy"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an iconic mental representation; "her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate" ,
  • 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" ,
  • (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world; "a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty" ,
  • a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father" ,
  • language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense ,
  • someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor); "he could be Gingrich's double"; "she's the very image of her mother" ,
  • the general impression that something (a person or organization or product) presents to the public; "although her popular image was contrived it served to inspire music and pageantry"; "the company tried to project an altruistic image" ,
  • a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone"

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Image Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A picture, also called an image, is a group of colored points on a flat surface that looks the same as something else. For example, a picture can look the same as an object or a person. Pictures can also be drawings, paintings or photographs. People who make such pictures are called artists, photographers or painters. Pictures are very helpful. Sometimes people say pictures are worth a thousand words. Pictures and diagrams can be used to explain how to do things, and thus a picture is a kind of tool.



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'Image' example sentence in quotations


* A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral. - Antoine De Saint-Exupery

* The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself. - George Bernard Shaw

* As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relations with this best and truest friend of mankind, that his image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling And I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity...of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness. - Thomas Mann


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Image Sample Sentences in News


  • Silicon Image Cautions on Mobile Outlook
    Silicon Image , a leading provider of multimedia connectivity solutions and services, today announced that it expects a year-over-year revenue decline in 2015 of appro Read more on this news related to 'Image'
  • Silicon Image (SIMG) Stock Plummeting Today on Mobile Outlook Warning
    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Silicon Image Inc. are falling by 26.41% to $4.96 on heavy volume in mid-morning trading on Thursday, after the company issued a sales warning for fiscal 2015. The company, which provides connectivity solutions that enable the reliable distribution and presentation of HD content for mobile consumer electronics and personal compute Read more on this news related to 'Image'
  • Image of Asia: Celebrating Hanukkah in Myanmar
    Image of Asia: Tiny Jewish community in Myanmar celebrates Hanukkah Read more on this news related to 'Image'

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