Synonyms and Antonyms of picture

  1. 1 a two-dimensional design intended to look like a person or thing using only watercolors, she produced a strikingly lifelike picture of her mother Synonyms icon (also ikon), illustration, image, likeness Related 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

  2. 2 a story told by means of a series of continuously projected pictures and a sound track the actor's latest picture is another thriller Synonyms film, flick, flicker, motion picture, moving picture, movieRelated Words animated cartoon, cartoon, docudrama, documentary, feature, featurette, short, short subject; silent, talkie; B movie, B picture, cofeature

  3. 3 a vivid representation in words of someone or something the newspaper report gives a detailed picture of the current situation in that troubled country Synonyms definition, delineation, depiction, description, portrait, portraiture, portrayal, rendering, sketch, vignetteRelated Words account, anecdote, chronicle, narrative, report, story, tale, yarn; demonstration, exemplification, illustration; clarification, elucidation, explanation, explication, exposition

  4. 4 position with regard to conditions and circumstances when personal opinion becomes part of the picture, the journalist isn't just reporting the news Synonyms ball game, deal, footing, situation, posture, scene, status, storyRelated Words rank, standing; place, spot, state; score, status quo

  5. 5 something or someone that strongly resembles another the young teen is the very picture 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, image, replica, ringer, spit, spitting image, twinRelated Words Chinese copy; effigy, portrait, portrayal; companion, fellow, mate; equal, equivalent; analogue (or analog), parallelNear Antonyms antithesis, converse, opposite, reverse

  6. 6 something imagined or pictured in the mind I think I get the picture: you want me to leave Synonyms abstraction, cogitation, concept, conception, image, impression, intellection, mind's eye, notion, idea, 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

  7. 7 pictures pl  the art or business of making a movie hoping for a career in pictures Synonyms big screen, cinema, film, filmdom, filmland, filmmaking, moviemaking, pictures, screen, silver screenRelated Words Bollywood, Hollywood; showbiz, show business



Synonyms and Antonyms of picture

  1. 1 to present a picture of the famous painting that pictures the Founding Fathers signing the Declaration of Independence Synonyms depict, image, portray, represent Related Words delineate, describe, document, render; outline, silhouette, sketch; illustrate, show; diagram; caricature

  2. 2 to form a mental picture of could easily picture the mining town from the vivid description of it in the author's memoirs Synonyms conceit [chiefly dialect], conceive, conjure (up), dream, envisage, envision, fancy, fantasize, fantasy, feature, ideate, image, imagine, 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

  3. 3 to give a representation or account of in words pictured the sailing ship in vivid language Synonyms delineate, depict, draw, image, limn, paint, describe, 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

  4. 4 to make a representation of by producing lines on a surface the next assignment is to picture your own face using colored pencils Synonyms drawRelated Words caricature, cartoon; crayon, ink, pencil; outline, profile; scrawl, scribble, sketch

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