She studied her image in the mirror.
The kids sat staring at the images on the TV screen.
painters capturing images of war
black-and-white images of the city
His poem evokes images of the sea and warm summer days.
He is trying hard to improve his image.
The law suit has negatively affected the company's public image.
a politician who cares more about image than about telling the truth Verb
in the painting Sacagawea is imaged as an intrepid woman pointing the way for Lewis and Clark
the brochure images a vacation at the resort in language that makes you want to make a reservation this instant See More
Recent Examples on the Web
While Burns was not mentioned in the article, the photo appeared as the lead image which was said to have been taken at the Bohemian Grove during an all-men’s retreat in California.—Sophia Scorziello, Variety, 22 Sep. 2023 In the images, Teigen posed in a chic structured silver and blue dress by designer Georges Hobeika.—Topher Gauk-Roger, Peoplemag, 22 Sep. 2023 Black-and-white photographs of Tupac Shakur, Eazy-E, and Snoop Dogg by West Coast hip-hop photographer Mike Miller are situated with relaxed, at-home images of Dr. Dre and concert images by Compton photographer 100kdai.—Carren Jao, Los Angeles Times, 22 Sep. 2023 Tennessee, home of country music, was one of the first states to grant a deceased person’s estate the rights to their image.—Emilia David, The Verge, 21 Sep. 2023 Harry Styles Shows Off His Tattoos on Yacht Trip – Including ‘Olivia’ Ink on His Leg
The next image featured Wilde showing off her new gold aviator glasses.—Nikki Dobrin, Peoplemag, 13 Sep. 2023 The green-and-gold train in the video appeared to match images released on Monday by the Korean Central News Agency, North Korea's state-run media.—Kevin Shalvey, ABC News, 12 Sep. 2023 The image was taken as Bush and his wife, Laura, attended a dinner with Putin and his then-wife, Lyudmila, in 2006, during a Group of Eight summit.—Adela Suliman, Washington Post, 12 Sep. 2023 One image, titled November 1977, shows a woman smiling while kneeling on what appears to be a mattress, surrounded by drawings of flowers.—Cassandra Pintro, Vogue, 12 Sep. 2023
The winners of the communication prize imaged the brains of two people who scramble or reverse the order of phonemes, or the sounds that make up words, while talking.—Will Sullivan, Smithsonian Magazine, 15 Sep. 2023 Other telescopes have imaged HH 211 before, but only given us a relatively fuzzy image.—Michael Kan, PCMAG, 14 Sep. 2023 Minasian suggested the Angels were proactive while trying to protect Ohtani’s health, offering to do imaging exams after Ohtani reported a finger cramp on Aug. 3.—Sarah Valenzuela, Los Angeles Times, 26 Aug. 2023 Stark images from overnight show streets turned into rivers, buildings partially collapsed, and gaping sinkholes in streets making some roads impassable.—Marlene Lenthang, NBC News, 12 Sep. 2023 The space agency's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter imaged a new crater on the Moon's surface last week that had not been there before, leading NASA to conclude that the location is likely the impact site of Luna-25.—Eric Lagatta, USA TODAY, 1 Sep. 2023 But in the 1990s technology able to image our Wolf-Rayet stars was tens of years and many millions of dollars in the future.—Peter Tuthill, Scientific American, 15 Aug. 2023 Quarterly sales rose 33% to 2.96 trillion yen ($21 billion), as sales for the period grew in games and network services, the music business, financial services and imaging solutions.—Yuri Kageyama, Fortune, 9 Aug. 2023 This new study used some of the advances in imaging techniques that have emerged in the almost three decades since the stick’s discovery—micro-CT scanning, 3D models, and 3D microscopy—to take a closer look.—Laura Baisas, Popular Science, 19 July 2023 See More
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Middle English, "effigy, figure, mental impression of something observed, reflection, resemblance," borrowed from Anglo-French, shortened from imagene, borrowed from Latin imāgin-, imāgō "representation, reflection, apparition, semblance, copy, visible form," from imā- (probably the stem of an otherwise unattested verb *imārī with the same base as imitārī "to follow as a pattern, copy") + -gin-, -gō, denominal or deverbal noun suffix — more at imitate
Middle English imagen, in part derivative of imageimage entry 1, in part borrowed from Middle French ymagier "to imagine," derivative of image