image - definitions and synonyms

image verb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : render visible, as by means of MRI

  2. English Meaning: 

    : imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind

    Example Sentenses:

    • I can't see him on horseback!

    • I can see what will happen

    • I can see a risk in this strategy

image noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : an iconic mental representation

    Example Sentenses:

    • her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate

    Synonyms:

    mental image
  2. English Meaning: 

    : (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world

    Example Sentenses:

    • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

    Synonyms:

    persona
  3. English Meaning: 

    : a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface

    Example Sentenses:

    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them

    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding

    Synonyms:

    icon / ikon / picture
  4. English Meaning: 

    : a standard or typical example

    Example Sentenses:

    • he provided America with an image of the good father

    • he is the prototype of good breeding

    Synonyms:

    epitome / paradigm / prototype
  5. English Meaning: 

    : language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

    Synonyms:

    figure / figure of speech / trope
  6. English Meaning: 

    : someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)

    Example Sentenses:

    • she's the very image of her mother

    • he could be Gingrich's double

    Synonyms:

    double / look-alike
  7. English Meaning: 

    : (mathematics) the set of values of the dependent variable for which a function is defined

    Example Sentenses:

    • the image of f(x) = x^2 is the set of all non-negative real numbers if the domain of the function is the set of all real numbers

  8. English Meaning: 

    : the general impression that something (a person or organization or product) presents to the public

    Example Sentenses:

    • although her popular image was contrived it served to inspire music and pageantry

    • the company tried to project an altruistic image

  9. English Meaning: 

    : a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)

    Example Sentenses:

    • the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone

    • the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln

    Synonyms:

    effigy / simulacrum