What does image mean?

Definitions for image
ˈɪm ɪdʒim·age

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word image.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. image, mental image(noun)

    an iconic mental representation

    "her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate"

  2. persona, image(noun)

    (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world

    "a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty"

  3. 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"

  4. 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"

  5. trope, figure of speech, figure, image(noun)

    language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

  6. 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"

  7. 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"

  8. image(noun)

    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"

  9. 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"

  10. image(verb)

    render visible, as by means of MRI

  11. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. image(Noun)

    An optical or other representation of a real object; a graphic; a picture.

  2. image(Noun)

    A mental picture of something not real or not present.

  3. image(Noun)

    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.

  4. image(Noun)

    A characteristic of a person, group or company etc., style, manner of dress, how one is, or wishes to be, perceived by others.

  5. image(Noun)

    Something mapped to by a function.

    The number 6 is the image of 3 under f that is defined as f(x) = 2*x.

  6. image(Noun)

    The subset of a codomain comprising those elements that are images of something.

    The image of this step function is the set of integers.

  7. image(Verb)

    To represent symbolically

  8. image(Verb)

    To reflect, mirror

  9. image(Verb)

    To create an image of.

  10. image(Verb)

    To create a complete backup copy of a file system or other entity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Image(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. imago, imaginis, from the root of imitari to imitate. See Imitate, and cf. Imagine.]

  2. Image(noun)

    hence: The likeness of anything to which worship is paid; an idol

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. imago, imaginis, from the root of imitari to imitate. See Imitate, and cf. Imagine.]

  3. Image(noun)

    show; appearance; cast

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. imago, imaginis, from the root of imitari to imitate. See Imitate, and cf. Imagine.]

  4. Image(noun)

    a representation of anything to the mind; a picture drawn by the fancy; a conception; an idea

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. imago, imaginis, from the root of imitari to imitate. See Imitate, and cf. Imagine.]

  5. Image(noun)

    a picture, example, or illustration, often taken from sensible objects, and used to illustrate a subject; usually, an extended metaphor

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. imago, imaginis, from the root of imitari to imitate. See Imitate, and cf. Imagine.]

  6. Image(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. imago, imaginis, from the root of imitari to imitate. See Imitate, and cf. Imagine.]

  7. Image(verb)

    to represent or form an image of; as, the still lake imaged the shore; the mirror imaged her figure

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. imago, imaginis, from the root of imitari to imitate. See Imitate, and cf. Imagine.]

  8. Image(verb)

    to represent to the mental vision; to form a likeness of by the fancy or recollection; to imagine

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. imago, imaginis, from the root of imitari to imitate. See Imitate, and cf. Imagine.]

Freebase

  1. Image

    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

  1. Image

    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.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'image' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1360

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'image' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2526

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'image' in Nouns Frequency: #399

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of image in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of image in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of image in a Sentence

  1. Emily Brooke:

    It tackles the most common cause of fatality, which is the blind spot. According to Emily Brooke, 79 percent of bicycles involved in crashes are traveling straight ahead when a vehicle turns into them. Emily Brooke said Emily Brooke chose the 20-foot distance because it's half the length of a bus, and Emily Brooke wanted the laser image to be green because the human eye is most sensitive to green light. TINY, LENS-FREE CAMERA COULD HIDE IN CLOTHES, GLASSES Drivers just see it and all they need to do is not turn, not react, not turn into the cyclist or not pull out, people see it and go, ‘ What is that ? ’ And that's perfect, as long as they don't make that turn, which can be potentially fatal …. Emily Brooke said The Laserlight alerts not only drivers, but pedestrians, too, about oncoming bikes. One of the most obvious cases.

  2. Michael Clarke:

    His international reputation isn't that high ... so he has got quite a lot of bouncing back to try to do, he wants to personally restore his image as a world leader of some importance, not (be seen as) the coalition prime minister who presided over a retreat on all fronts.

  3. Richard Blumenthal:

    What we are seeing repeatedly - and these nominations are part of a pattern - is the administration's attempts to radically re-shape our judiciary and remake the bench in the image of the far-right fringe of the Republican Party.

  4. Aya Nishi:

    Temples are kind of hard to enter, i have a dark image of them, like with funerals. But this cafe is well-lit and welcoming. I was also surprised that they even serve alcohol.

  5. Akram Al Deek:

    A committee was put together to question why I have a tattoo and why I have it publicly on Facebook, it was seen as a bad image to influence the students.

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