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

    Etymology: [Photo- + -graph.]

  2. Photographverb

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

    Etymology: [Photo- + -graph.]

  3. Photographverb

    to practice photography; to take photographs

    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. General Milley:

    As senior leaders, everything you do will be closely watched. And I am not immune, as many of you saw, the result of the photograph of me at Lafayette Square last week. That sparked a national debate about the role of the military in civil society.

  2. Buckingham Palace:

    CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP The court papers also include a photograph that has been in circulation since 2015 showing Andrew with his arm around Giuffres bare waist in London in 2001. Giuffre said she was 17 at the time the photo was taken. Photo from 2001 that was included in court files released last week shows Prince Andrew with his arm around the waist of 17-year-old Virginia Giuffre who says Jeffrey Epstein paid her to have sex with the prince. Andrew has denied the charges. In the background is Epstein's girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell. (U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals) Buckingham Palace has previously denied allegationsthe prince had sex with Giuffre, and told The Sun that Andrew was not a party to the U.S. proceedings in which his name had appeared and denied any illegality had occurred. Any suggestion of impropriety with underage minors is categorically untrue.

  3. Diane Arbus, (1923-1971):

    A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know.

  4. Rick Shaw:

    Photojournalism is a balance between photography as an art form and journalism, which is content-related, any photograph that reaches the highest level for both is an exceptional picture.

  5. Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji:

    Because of its importance for non-Muslims in Iran, I've always wanted to take a photograph worthy of this building's status to add to my collection of my historical places in Iran, after obtaining the necessary permits to photograph after dark, I was able to capture this panorama on a very cold winter night.

Images & Illustrations of photograph

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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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