picture


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Synonyms for picture

personification

imagine

Synonyms

show

Synonyms

get the picture

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put someone in the picture

Synonyms

  • inform
  • brief
  • fill someone in
  • keep someone posted
  • bring someone up to date
  • explain the situation to
  • bring someone up to speed
  • give details to
  • explain the circumstances to

Synonyms for picture

Synonyms for picture

a clear and telling mental image

a situation treated as an observable object

Synonyms

illustrations used to decorate or explain a text

Related Words

the visible part of a television transmission

a typical example of some state or quality

References in classic literature ?
Twelve years ago I could not have appreciated this picture.
He turned the picture over and as his eyes fell upon the old newspaper cutting they went wide.
But, after all, it was the most singular part of the affair that so many of the pompous governors of Massachusetts had allowed the obliterated picture to remain in the state chamber of the Province House.
Oh, we'll marry her," said Newman, "since that's how you manage it; and I will go and see her tomorrow at the Louvre and pick out the pictures she is to copy for me.
I am glad to be able to inform you that I have this morning received an offer of ten guineas for your picture, 'Child and Cat'.
The horses in the stables--the long stables in a barren, red-brick court-yard, where there is a great bell in a turret, and a clock with a large face, which the pigeons who live near it and who love to perch upon its shoulders seem to be always consulting--THEY may contemplate some mental pictures of fine weather on occasions, and may be better artists at them than the grooms.
At least the angels in pictures are not --they wear nothing but wings.
He did not accomplish it in a day, or in a week, or in a month, or in a year; but slowly, very slowly, he learned after he had grasped the possibilities which lay in those little bugs, so that by the time he was fifteen he knew the various combinations of letters which stood for every pictured figure in the little primer and in one or two of the picture books.
Rogojin had dropped the subject of the picture and walked on.
The man's hand was on the cap, and the picture might be taken any moment.
Not at all: the result of the struggle is the same thing-- picture or no picture--logically.
Then Dorothy found, with the aid of the enchanted picture, that Uncle Henry had returned to the farm in Kansas, and she also saw that both he and Aunt Em were dressed in mourning, because they thought their little niece had been killed by the earthquake.
While Ozma sat in her pretty room engaged in thought she happened to glance at her Magic Picture.
A moment or so ago her picture was worth less to you than a quarter of a bottle of brandy.
She had opened the postern gate in the wall, and through the narrow opening was framed a wonderful picture of the Cornish sea, rolling into the rock-studded bay.