What does photograph mean?

Definitions for photograph
ˈfoʊ təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑfpho·to·graph

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. photograph, photo, exposure, picture, picverb

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

  2. photograph, snap, shootverb

    record on photographic film

    "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"

  3. photographverb

    undergo being photographed in a certain way

    "Children photograph well"

Wiktionary

  1. photographnoun

    A picture created by projecting an image onto a photosensitive surface such as a chemically treated plate or film, CCD receptor, etc.

  2. photographverb

    To take a photograph of.

  3. photographverb

    To take photographs.

  4. photographverb

    To appear in a photograph.

    She photographs well. The camera loves her.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Photographnoun

    a picture or likeness obtained by photography

  2. Photographverb

    to take a picture or likeness of by means of photography; as, to photograph a view; to photograph a group

  3. Photographverb

    to practice photography; to take photographs

  4. Etymology: [Photo- + -graph.]

Freebase

  1. Photograph

    A photograph or photo is an image created by light falling on a light-sensitive surface, usually photographic film or an electronic image such as a CCD or a CMOS chip. Most photographs are created using a camera, which uses a lens to focus the scene's visible wavelengths of light into a reproduction of what the human eye would see. The process and practice of creating photographs is called photography. The word "photograph" was coined in 1839 by Sir John Herschel and is based on the Greek φῶς, meaning "light", and γραφή, meaning "drawing, writing", together meaning "drawing with light".

Etymology and Origins

  1. Photograph

    From the two Greek words photos, light, and graphein, to write. Accordingly a picture obtained by the action of light and transferred to paper chemically prepared.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'photograph' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3999

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'photograph' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2666

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'photograph' in Nouns Frequency: #810

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of photograph in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of photograph in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of photograph in a Sentence

  1. Unknown:

    A memory is a photograph taken by the heart to make a special moment last forever.

  2. Kok Chwee Sim:

    Spotting in locations such as Singapore where the hobby is less understood, the biggest challenge is posed by the security, even as one is clearly and visibly harmless near an airport, security personnel tend to insist that one moves on and not spot or photograph airplanes.

  3. Richard Cantor:

    Paparazzi couldn’t just run down to photograph or ask for an interview.

  4. Debbie Reynolds:

    There were other musicals that I made with Donald O’Connor and Gene Kelly that were wonderful pictures, and we had a lot of fun making them. They were very tough and very exhausting too because dance is very mixed—dancing is hard to photograph and hard to create.

  5. Nehla Kheder:

    Fryal Abbo, with her teen daughter, Najma, mourns the death of Fryal Abbo. Fryal Abbo was killed for selling alcohol in a Christian shop two days before Christmas last year. ( Hollie McKay. com) Others at Camp Virgin Mary tell similar stories. Ena Kromy, 77, clutched a cross and a photograph of Ena Kromy son as Ena Kromy sat in the sunshine. Ena Kromy, too, was dressed all in black.Her son was shot in the head at a restaurant where he worked eight years ago. The restaurant, too, was targeted because it served alcohol. Ena Kromy said the shock of his death killed Fryal Abbo a few months later.My son died from his head, and Fryal Abbo from his heart, Ena Kromy sobbed. Recently, Kromypackedup and returned toMosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, after itwas recaptured from ISIS militants.Butshe discovered her househad been destroyed in the fighting.So she returned to Camp Virgin Mary, with Camp Virgin Mary mixture of lingering fear and desperation to flee Iraq altogether. The government tells us to go back, but I will never go back to that home.

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Translations for photograph

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  • fotograaf, fotoAfrikaans
  • صورة, اِلْتَقَطَ صُورَة, صورة شمسيةArabic
  • зня́ти, сфатаграфава́ць, зняць, здыма́ць, фатаграфава́ць, фатагра́фія, фо́та, фо́тазды́макBelarusian
  • фотогра́фияBulgarian
  • ফটোগ্রাফ, ফটোBengali
  • fotografiar, foto, fotografiaCatalan, Valencian
  • vyfotografovat, fotografie, fotografovatCzech
  • ffotograff, llunWelsh
  • fotografi, fotografereDanish
  • Fotografie, Foto, fotografieren, Lichtbild, FotographieGerman
  • φωτογραφία, φωτογραφίζωGreek
  • foto, fotiEsperanto
  • tomar una foto, fotografía, fotografiar, fotoSpanish
  • fotoEstonian
  • argazkiBasque
  • عکس, فوتوگرافیPersian
  • valokuva, valokuvata, ottaa kuvaFinnish
  • ljósmyndFaroese
  • photographie, photographier, photoFrench
  • fótagraf, grianghrafIrish
  • dealbh, tog dealbhScottish Gaelic
  • fotografar, foto, fotografíaGalician
  • צילם, תצלום, תמונהHebrew
  • फ़ोटो, तस्वीर, फोटोHindi
  • fotó, fénykép, fotózik, fényképezHungarian
  • լուսանկարArmenian
  • fotoIndonesian
  • fotografuro, fotografarIdo
  • ljósmyndIcelandic
  • fotografia, fotografareItalian
  • 撮る, 写真, [[写真]]を[[撮る]]Japanese
  • სურათი, ფოტოGeorgian
  • фотосуретKazakh
  • 사진, [[사진]]을 [[찍다]], 寫真, 찍다Korean
  • scanLatin
  • ກະລິດເຊ, ພາບLao
  • fotografijaLithuanian
  • fotografēt, fotogrāfijaLatvian
  • whakaahua, tango whakaahuaMāori
  • фотогра́фијаMacedonian
  • ဓာတ်ပုံBurmese
  • fotografiNorwegian
  • fotograferen, een foto nemen, fotoDutch
  • eʼelyaaígííNavajo, Navaho
  • fotografiar, fotò, fotografiaOccitan
  • fotografia, zdjęcie, fotografowaćPolish
  • fotografar, foto, retrato, fotografiaPortuguese
  • fotografie, poză, fotografiaRomanian
  • фотогра́фия, фо́то, фотока́рточка, снима́ть, фотографи́ровать, фо́тка, сни́мок, снять, сфотографи́ровать, фотосни́мокRussian
  • slȉka, сли̏ка, fotogràfija, фотогра̀фијаSerbo-Croatian
  • fotografia, fotografovať, fotka, fotiťSlovak
  • fotografija, fotografiratiSlovene
  • fotografi, fotoAlbanian
  • fotografera, foto, kort, fotografiSwedish
  • புகைப்படம்Tamil
  • ఛాయాచిత్రంTelugu
  • รูปภาพ, ภาพถ่าย, รูปThai
  • fotoğraf, fotoğraf çekmek, resim çekmek, fotoğraflamakTurkish
  • رەسىمUyghur, Uighur
  • фотогра́фія, сфотографува́ти, зні́мок, зніма́ти, фотографува́ти, фо́то, фотозні́мокUkrainian
  • تصویر, فوٹوUrdu
  • bức ảnh, tấm hình, chụp ảnh, hình, chụp hình, chụp, ảnhVietnamese
  • fotogafot, fotografotVolapük

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