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photograph

noun pho·to·graph \ ˈfō-tə-ˌgraf \
|Updated on: 14 Jun 2018

Definition of photograph

: a picture or likeness obtained by photography

Examples of photograph in a Sentence

  1. I always take a lot of photographs when I travel.

  2. the old photograph was faded but still clear enough to make out

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First Known Use of photograph

1839

in the meaning defined above

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photograph

verb

Definition of photograph

: to take a photograph of
1 : to take a photograph
2 : to appear as an image in a photograph
  • an actress who photographs well

Examples of photograph in a Sentence

  1. He photographed the women sitting on the bench.

  2. She was photographed in the studio.

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First Known Use of photograph

1839

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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photograph Synonyms

Synonyms

mug, photo, shoot, snap;

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PHOTOGRAPH Defined for English Language Learners

photograph

Definition of photograph for English Language Learners

  • : a picture made by a camera


photograph

Definition of photograph for English Language Learners

  • : to take a photograph of (someone or something)

  • : to appear in photographs


PHOTOGRAPH Defined for Kids

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photograph

noun pho·to·graph \ ˈfō-tə-ˌgraf \

Definition of photograph for Students

: a picture taken by a camera

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photograph

verb

Definition of photograph for Students

photographed; photographing
: to take a picture of with a camera

photographer

\fə-ˈtä-grə-fər\ noun


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