image, mental image(noun)
an iconic mental representation
"her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate"
(Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
"a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty"
picture, image, icon, ikon(noun)
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"
prototype, paradigm, epitome, image(noun)
a standard or typical example
"he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father"
trope, figure of speech, figure, image(noun)
language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
double, image, look-alike(noun)
someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
"he could be Gingrich's double"; "she's the very image of her mother"
image, range, range of a function(noun)
(mathematics) the set of values of the dependent variable for which a function is defined
"the image of f(x) = x^2 is the set of all non-negative real numbers if the domain of the function is the set of all real numbers"
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"
effigy, image, simulacrum(verb)
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"
render visible, as by means of MRI
visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image(verb)
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"
An optical or other representation of a real object; a graphic; a picture.
A mental picture of something not real or not present.
A file that contains all information needed to produce a live working copy. (see disk image, executable image and image copy)
Most game console emulators do not come with any ROM images for copyright reasons.
A characteristic of a person, group or company etc., style, manner of dress, how one is, or wishes to be, perceived by others.
Something mapped to by a function.
The number 6 is the image of 3 under f that is defined as f(x) = 2*x.
The subset of a codomain comprising those elements that are images of something.
The image of this step function is the set of integers.
To represent symbolically
To reflect, mirror
To create an image of.
To create a complete backup copy of a file system or other entity.
an imitation, representation, or similitude of any person, thing, or act, sculptured, drawn, painted, or otherwise made perceptible to the sight; a visible presentation; a copy; a likeness; an effigy; a picture; a semblance
hence: The likeness of anything to which worship is paid; an idol
show; appearance; cast
a representation of anything to the mind; a picture drawn by the fancy; a conception; an idea
a picture, example, or illustration, often taken from sensible objects, and used to illustrate a subject; usually, an extended metaphor
the figure or picture of any object formed at the focus of a lens or mirror, by rays of light from the several points of the object symmetrically refracted or reflected to corresponding points in such focus; this may be received on a screen, a photographic plate, or the retina of the eye, and viewed directly by the eye, or with an eyeglass, as in the telescope and microscope; the likeness of an object formed by reflection; as, to see one's image in a mirror
to represent or form an image of; as, the still lake imaged the shore; the mirror imaged her figure
to represent to the mental vision; to form a likeness of by the fancy or recollection; to imagine
Origin: [F., fr. L. imago, imaginis, from the root of imitari to imitate. See Imitate, and cf. Imagine.]
An image is an artifact that depicts or records visual perception, for example a two-dimensional picture, that has a similar appearance to some subject–usually a physical object or a person, thus providing a depiction of it.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
im′āj, n. likeness: a statue: an idol: a representation in the mind, an idea: a picture in the imagination: (optics) the figure of any object formed by rays of light.—v.t. to form an image of: to form a likeness of in the mind.—adj. Im′ageless, having no image.—ns. Imagery (im′āj-ri, or im′āj-er-i), the work of the imagination: mental pictures: figures of speech: (orig.) images in general; Im′age-wor′ship, honour paid in worship to graven or painted representations of sacred persons or things. [O. Fr.,—L. imago, image; cf. imitāri, to imitate.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'image' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1360
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'image' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2526
Rank popularity for the word 'image' in Nouns Frequency: #399
The numerical value of image in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of image in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Love is an image of God, and not a lifeless image, but the living essence of the divine nature which beams full of all goodness.
We wanted to deliver a certain image to the people so they see us and the Syrian refugees in another way from the image they usually look at.
Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world-the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism.
Christ is the most perfect image of God, into which we are so renewed as to bear the image of God, in knowledge, purity, righteousness, and true holiness.
Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
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Translations for image
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- imatgeCatalan, Valencian
- obraz, představa, imageCzech
- Bild, Speicherabbild, Image, ErscheinungsbildGerman
- εικόνα, απεικόνιση, περιωπή, απείκασμα, πανομοιότυποGreek
- نگاره, تصویرPersian
- mielikuva, imago, kuvantaa, kuvata, vedos, kuva, kuvaus, kuvausjoukko, heijastaaFinnish
- dealbhScottish Gaelic
- imajHaitian Creole
- kép, arculat, imázsHungarian
- 肖像, イメージ, 画像, 像, 心象, 印象Japanese
- beeld, beeldkopie, plaatje, beeltenis, imago, perceptieDutch
- eʼelyaaígííNavajo, Navaho
- ਤਸਵੀਰPanjabi, Punjabi
- imagem, figura, visão, fotografiaPortuguese
- imagine, pozăRomanian
- образ, изображение, облик, имиджRussian
- слика, slika, predstava, imidžSerbo-Croatian
- slika, podobaSlovene
- bild, imageSwedish
- رەسىمUyghur, Uighur
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