Definition of Picture


  • a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide
    recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
  • a typical example of some state or quality
    "the very picture of a modern general"
    "she was the picture of despair"
  • a graphic or vivid verbal description
    "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"
    "the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"
    "the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters"
    - word picture - word painting
  • the visible part of a television transmission
    "they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone"
  • a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
    "they went to a movie every Saturday night"
    "the film was shot on location"
    - moving picture - moving picture show - motion picture - motion picture show - picture show
  • illustrations used to decorate or explain a text
    "the dictionary had many pictures"
    - pictorial matter
  • a situation treated as an observable object
    "the political picture is favorable"
    "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century"
  • a clear and telling mental image
    "he described his mental picture of his assailant"
    "he had no clear picture of himself or his world"
    "the events left a permanent impression in his mind"
    - mental picture
  • graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    "a small painting by Picasso"
    "he bought the painting as an investment"
    "his pictures hang in the Louvre"
  • a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"
    "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"


  • show in, or as in, a picture
    "This scene depicts country life"
    "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
  • imagine
    conceive of
    see in one's mind
    "I can't see him on horseback!"
    "I can see what will happen"
    "I can see a risk in this strategy"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Picture

  • Scrabble® score of the picture (11)
  • Word Chums® score of the picture (16)
  • Words With Friends® score of the picture (14)

Unscramble picture

123 unscramble word found using the letters picture.

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