An example of picture is taking a photo of someone.
An example of picture is someone imagining themself sitting in a tree.
Your face was the very picture of horror.
How does the new boyfriend figure in the picture?
An example of picture is a poster of Elvis.
An example of picture is a photograph of the Grand Canyon.
An example of picture is the image on a television screen.
The picture reflected in the lake; focused the picture on the movie screen.
She's the picture of her mother.
In this photo, the mayor is pictured with several aides.
I pictured my grandfather as a young man coming to America.
Pictured their heroism in glowing language.
To be the picture of one's mother, the picture of health.
A picture of the times.
Casablanca is my all-time favorite picture.
Let's go to the pictures.
- considered (or not considered) as involved in a situation
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of picture
- Middle English from Latin pictūra from pictus painted past participle of pingere to paint peig- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English pycture, from Old French picture, from Latin pictÅ«ra (“the art of painting, a painting"), from pingÅ (“I paint").