Definitions for imageˈɪm ɪdʒ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
im•ageˈɪm ɪdʒ(n.; v.)-aged, -ag•ing.
(n.)a physical likeness or representation of a person, animal, or thing, photographed, painted, sculptured, or otherwise made visible.
an optical counterpart or appearance of an object, as is produced by reflection from a mirror, refraction by a lens, or the passage of luminous rays through a small aperture.
a mental representation; idea; conception.
Psychol. a mental representation of something previously perceived, in the absence of the original stimulus.
form; appearance; semblance:
created in God's image.
That child is the image of his mother.
a symbol; emblem.
a general or public perception, as of a company, esp. when achieved by calculation aimed at creating goodwill.
Category: Common Vocabulary
the image of frustration.
a description of something in speech or writing.
a figure of speech, esp. a metaphor or a simile.
an idol or representation of a deity:
They knelt down before graven images.
Math. the point or set of points in the range corresponding to a designated point in the domain of a given function.
(v.t.)to picture in the mind; imagine.
to make an image of.
to project (an image) on a surface.
to reflect the likeness of; mirror.
to describe in speech or writing.
to symbolize; typify.
Origin of image:
1175–1225; ME < OF image, imagene < L imāgō a copy, likeness
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a picture or drawing
Download an image from the Internet.
an impression or opinion of sb or sth
the way people in general think of sth or sb
attempts to alter his public image
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
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.
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
Translations for image
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a likeness or copy of a person etc made of wood, stone etc
images of the saints.
- imagemPortuguese (BR)
- das StandbildGerman
- billede; forestillingDanish
- ομοίωμα, εικόνα, απεικόνισηGreek
- תְּמוּנָה, צֶלֶםHebrew
- (í)mynd, eftirlíking; líkneskiIcelandic
- tēls; veidols; attēlsLatvian
- bilde, statueNorwegian
- تصوير، مجسمه، بت، شكل خيال، مفكوره، نمونه، مثالPashto
- reprezentare; imagineRomanian
- изображение, образRussian
- socha, podobaSlovak
- avbild, beläteSwedish
- heykel, modelTurkish
- 肖像Chinese (Trad.)
- 肖像Chinese (Simp.)
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