A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, by drawing, painting, printing, photography, etc. (noun)
An image; a representation as in the imagination. (noun)
A painting. (noun)
A photograph. (noun)
A motion picture. (noun)
("the pictures") Cinema (as a form of entertainment) (noun)
A paragon, a perfect example or specimen (of a category). (noun)
To represent in or with a picture. (verb)
To imagine or envision. (verb)
To depict. (verb)
Examples of word picture
The picture in it is the first glance of the operator, as he selected it; whatever delicacy of detail told in the impression on his mind tells in the impression on the plate; whatever is more than that does not go to increase the richness of the result, _as picture_, but belongs to another sphere.
Walpole's story of the French lady who asked for her lover's picture; and when he demurred observing that, if her husband were to see it, it might betray their secret -- "O dear, no," she said -- just like Mr. Macaulay -- "I _will have the picture_, but it _need not be like_!"
You take a picture of her while she's pinking but screw it up, possibly because your hand is covered in blisters at that point, but you nevertheless want to thank her for all of her hard work so you post an alternative picture** of her, grab the napkins and the over-sized ruler and head home in triumph.
*looks at GRRM's picture in the instructor lineup* *looks at Delaney's picture* *looks at Jeff Vandermeer's picture*
For instance, crossroads battles with the likes of ground whiz George Sotiropoulos beaten for the first time in his UFC career this past weekend and flashy newcomer Anthony Pettis could fascinate and split opinion, while BJ could also patiently eye up the title picture in the hope that a champion not named Edgar eventually becomes the proprietor of his former throne.