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image

verb

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1 to present a picture of
  • in the painting Sacagawea is imaged as an intrepid woman pointing the way for Lewis and Clark

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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

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3 to reproduce or show (an exact likeness) as a mirror would
  • the burnished chrome fixtures imaged the jewelry store's glittery merchandise

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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

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image

noun

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1 something or someone that strongly resembles another
  • the girl is growing up to be the perfect image of her mother

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2 a two-dimensional design intended to look like a person or thing
  • a cave with prehistoric images of wild animals

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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

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4 a visible representation of something abstract (as a quality)
  • a general who became for many the very image of the stoic warrior

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The first known use of image was in the 13th century

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“Image.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/image. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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