Definition of paint/draw a picture of
- The author paints a disturbing picture of life in the camp.
- These statistics draw a clear picture of how the population is aging.
: to apply color, pigment, or paint to
: to color with a cosmetic
: to apply with a movement resembling that used in painting
: the action of painting : something produced by painting
: a mixture of a pigment and a suitable liquid to form a closely adherent coating when spread on a surface in a thin coat
: to cause to move continuously toward or after a force applied in advance : pull : such as
: to move (something, such as a covering) over or to one side
: to pull up or out of a receptacle or place where seated or carried
: a design or representation made by various means (such as painting, drawing, or photography)
: a description so vivid or graphic as to suggest a mental image or give an accurate idea of something
: a mental image
: to paint or draw a representation, image, or visual conception of : depict
: to describe graphically in words
: to form a mental image of : imagine
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