Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: picture
Function: noun
Text: 1 a two-dimensional design intended to look like a person or thing <she produced a beautiful picture of her mother using watercolors>
Synonyms illustration, image, likeness
Related Words delineation, depiction, representation; portrait; drawing, finger painting; etching, silhouette, sketch, watercolor; caricature, cartoon, doodle; collage, montage, photograph; hieroglyphic, ideogram; pictograph
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> -- see MOVIE 1
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> -- see DESCRIPTION 1
4 position with regard to conditions and circumstances <when personal opinion becomes part of the picture, the journalist isn't just reporting the news> -- see SITUATION 1
5 something or someone that strongly resembles another <the young teen is the very picture of her mother> -- see IMAGE 1
6 something imagined or pictured in the mind <I think I get the picture: you want me to leave> -- see IDEA
7 pictures plural
the art or business of making a movie <hoping for a career in pictures> -- see MOVIE 2