What does photograph mean?

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

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage 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.

Wikipedia

  1. Photograph

    A photograph (also known as a photo, image, or picture) is an image created by light falling on a photosensitive surface, usually photographic film or an electronic image sensor, such as a CCD or a CMOS chip. Most photographs are now created using a smartphone/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 such images is called photography.

ChatGPT

  1. photograph

    A photograph is an image created by capturing light onto a light-sensitive material or sensor using a camera. It serves as a visual representation of a scene or object at a particular moment in time. Photographs can convey information, emotions, and visual aesthetics. They are often used for documentation, artistic expression, communication, and preservation of memories.

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.]

Wikidata

  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. Los Angeles:

    I wore my mask the entire game, when people ask for a photograph, I hold my breath and I put it here and people can see that. There is a zero percent chance of infection from that.

  2. Photographer Tom King:

    I took the picture of (Samuel's brother), and then a couple of days later, I gave him the print and then he was killed, and then we went to the funeral and the actual photograph was on the coffin.

  3. Peter Sutherland:

    I think a great deal has been done by UNHCR, you have to blame politicians. They've got the figures of the numbers that have died over the past 10 years in the Mediterranean. They shouldn't need a photograph to galvanize them.

  4. Arif Chowdhury:

    Our cameras adjust more light for darker skin, so the photograph is more beautiful, that's one of the reasons we've become successful.

  5. 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.

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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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