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Synonyms and Antonyms of image

  1. 1 to present a picture of <in the painting Sacagawea is imaged as an intrepid woman pointing the way for Lewis and Clark> Synonyms depict, picture, portray, representRelated Words delineate, describe, document, render; outline, silhouette, sketch; illustrate, show; diagram; caricature

  2. 2 to give a representation or account of in words <the brochure images a vacation at the resort in language that makes you want to make a reservation this instant> Synonyms delineate, depict, draw, describe, limn, paint, picture, portray, render, set out, sketchRelated Words characterize, define, label, qualify, represent; demonstrate, illustrate; narrate, recite, recount, rehearse, relate, report, tell; display, exhibit, show; hint, suggest; draft, outline, silhouette, trace, vignette; summarize, sum up, touch off; redescribe, reimageNear Antonyms color, distort, falsify, garble, misdescribe, misrepresent, misstate, pervert, twist, warp

  3. 3 to reproduce or show (an exact likeness) as a mirror would <the burnished chrome fixtures imaged the jewelry store's glittery merchandise> Synonyms reflect, mirrorRelated Words clone, copy, duplicate, imitate, reduplicate, repeat, replicate, reproduce

  4. 4 to form a mental picture of <anyone who still images the cape's coastline as a scene of unspoiled beauty is in for a rude awakening> Synonyms conceit [chiefly dialect], conceive, conjure (up), dream, envisage, envision, fancy, fantasize, fantasy, feature, ideate, imagine, picture, see, vision, visualizeRelated Words daydream, stargaze; hallucinate; re-create, reflect, relive, reminisce; contemplate, meditate, muse, ponder, ruminate; concoct, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture, plan, project; foresee, prefigure



Synonyms and Antonyms of image

  1. 1 something or someone that strongly resembles another <the girl is growing up to be the perfect image of her mother> Synonyms alter ego, carbon, carbon copy, clone, counterpart, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), double, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, fetch, likeness, look-alike, match, mirror image, picture, replica, ringer, spit, spitting image, twin Related Words Chinese copy; effigy, portrait, portrayal; companion, fellow, mate; equal, equivalent; analogue (or analog), parallel Near Antonyms antithesis, converse, opposite, reverse

  2. 2 a two-dimensional design intended to look like a person or thing <a cave with prehistoric images of wild animals> Synonyms icon (also ikon), illustration, picture, likenessRelated Words delineation, depiction, representation, resemblance, view; portrait; daub, drawing, finger painting; etching, silhouette, sketch, watercolor; caricature, cartoon, doodle; collage, montage, photograph; hieroglyph, hieroglyphic, ideogram, ideograph; pictograph; diagram

  3. 3 something imagined or pictured in the mind <a sentimental visit to her childhood home to see if it still matched her mental image of the place> Synonyms abstraction, cogitation, concept, conception, idea, impression, intellection, mind's eye, notion, picture, thoughtRelated Words apprehension, premonition, presentiment; preconception, prejudice, prepossession; chimera, delusion, hallucination, illusion, phantasm (also fantasm); caprice, conceit, fancy, freak, kink, vagary, whim; cognition, observation, perception, reflection; assumption, belief, conclusion, conviction; conjecture, guess, hunch, hypothesis, speculation, supposition, surmise, theory; brainchild, brainstorm, brain wave, inspirationNear Antonyms actuality, fact, reality

  4. 4 a visible representation of something abstract (as a quality) <a general who became for many the very image of the stoic warrior> Synonyms abstract, avatar, embodier, epitome, externalization, genius, icon (also ikon), embodiment, incarnation, incorporation, instantiation, manifestation, objectification, personification, personifierRelated Words actualization, concretization, exemplification, personalization, realization, substantiation; essence, quintessence, soul; archetype, exemplar, model, paradigm, pattern; reincarnation

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