Textual thesaurus for "picture"

(noun) painting

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

(noun) exposure, photo, photograph, pic

a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material

(noun) icon, ikon, image

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

(noun) mental picture, impression

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

(noun) video

the visible part of a television transmission

they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone

(noun) motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, film, flick, pic, picture show

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

they went to a movie every Saturday night; the film was shot on location

(noun) pictorial matter

illustrations used to decorate or explain a text

the dictionary had many pictures

(noun) characterisation, characterization, delineation, depiction, word picture, word-painting

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

(noun) scene

a situation treated as an observable object

the political picture is favorable; the religious scene in England has changed in the last century

(verb) figure, envision, fancy, project, see, image, visualise, visualize

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

(verb) render, show, depict

show in, or as in, a picture

This scene depicts country life; the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting