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Synonyms for picture

personification

imagine

Synonyms

show

Synonyms

get the picture

Synonyms

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 ?
Yes, the Old Masters often drew badly; they did not care much for truth and exactness in minor details; but after all, in spite of bad drawing, bad perspective, bad proportions, and a choice of subjects which no longer appeal to people as strongly as they did three hundred years ago, there is a SOMETHING about their pictures which is divine--a something which is above and beyond the art of any epoch since--a something which would be the despair of artists but that they never hope or expect to attain it, and therefore do not worry about it.
Among the art-treasures of Europe there are pictures which approach the Hair Trunk--there are two which may be said to equal it, possibly--but there is none that surpasses it.
I am sorry, Alice, to destroy your faith in the legends of which you are so fond," remarked he; "but my antiquarian researches have long since made me acquainted with the subject of this picture--if picture it can be called--which is no more visible, nor ever will be, than the face of the long buried man whom it once represented.
If so, and if this picture truly represented his aspect, it was in mercy that the cloud of blackness has gathered over it.
As he held the door for her to pass, Alice beckoned to the picture and smiled.
Put Willie in shirt-sleeves instead of a bath-robe, and fix him up with a pair of the Tried and Proven, and I'll give you three thousand dollars for that picture and a retaining fee of four thousand a year to work for us and nobody else for any number of years you care to mention.
He's a terror to talk, you'll have no difficulty in keeping the ball rolling; but head him off his picture for all you're worth.
he won't be able to do us too well if he's got his picture.
Only some one come about the pictures,' said she, in apology for her abrupt departure: 'I told him to wait.
In the sculptures of the Greeks, in the masonry of the Romans, and in the pictures of the Tuscan and Venetian masters, the highest charm is the universal language they speak.
I remember when in my younger days I had heard of the wonders of Italian painting, I fancied the great pictures would be great strangers; some surprising combination of color and form; a foreign wonder, barbaric pearl and gold, like the spontoons and standards of the militia, which play such pranks in the eyes and imaginations of school-boys.
His search through the various books convinced him that he had discovered all the different kinds of bugs most often repeated in combination, and these he arranged in proper order with great ease because of the frequency with which he had perused the fascinating alphabet picture book.
His education progressed; but his greatest finds were in the inexhaustible storehouse of the huge illustrated dictionary, for he learned more through the medium of pictures than text, even after he had grasped the significance of the bugs.
I never saw the picture until a couple of days ago, when I found it in the tent of the Swede, Malbihn.
He turned the picture over and as his eyes fell upon the old newspaper cutting they went wide.