Image Definition

ĭmĭj
imaged, images, imaging
noun
images
A representation or likeness of a person or thing, as in a drawing, painting, photograph, or sculpture.
Webster's New World
A sculptured figure used as an idol.
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The visual impression of something, produced variously as by reflection from a mirror, refraction through a lens, electromagnetic or ultrasound scanning, etc.
Webster's New World
One that closely or exactly resembles another.
He is the image of his uncle.
American Heritage
A person or thing very much like another; copy; counterpart; likeness.
She is the very image of her mother.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
entityconcrete
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verb
imaged, images, imaging
To make a representation or imitation of; portray, delineate, etc.
Webster's New World
To reflect; mirror.
Webster's New World
To make a visual representation of (an object) using remote scanning or technology such as magnetic resonance imaging.
Imaged the diseased kidneys; imaged the surface of Mars.
American Heritage
To picture in the mind; imagine.
Webster's New World
To symbolize or typify.
A kneeling woman imaging the nation's grief.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Image

Noun

Singular:
image
Plural:
images

Origin of Image

  • From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin imāgō (“a copy, likeness, image”), from *im, root of imitari (“to copy, imitate”); see imitate.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin imāgō aim- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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