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pictures

noun
plural of picture

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the art or business of making a movie
  • hoping for a career in pictures

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pictures

verb
present tense third-person singular of picture

Synonyms & Antonyms of pictures (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to present a picture of
  • the famous painting that pictures the Founding Fathers signing the Declaration of Independence

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2 to form a mental picture of
  • could easily picture the mining town from the vivid description of it in the author's memoirs

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4 to make a representation of by producing lines on a surface
  • the next assignment is to picture your own face using colored pencils

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“Pictures.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pictures. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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