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image

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Noun, Verb (transitive)
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65 in 56 verses (in OT : 40 in 33 verses) (in NT : 25 in 23 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

imagen. [F., fr. L. imago, imaginis, from the root of imitari to imitate. See Imitate, and cf. Imagine.].
  •  An imitation, representation, or similitude of any person, thing, or act, sculptured, drawn, painted, or otherwise made perceptible to the sight; a visible presentation; a copy; a likeness; an effigy; a picture; a semblance.  [1913 Webster]
    "Even like a stony image, cold and numb."  [1913 Webster]
    "Whose is this image and superscription?"  [1913 Webster]
    "This play is the image of a murder done in Vienna."  [1913 Webster]
    "And God created man in his own image."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence: The likeness of anything to which worship is paid; an idol.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, . . . thou shalt not bow down thyself to them."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Show; appearance; cast.  [1913 Webster]
    "The face of things a frightful image bears."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A representation of anything to the mind; a picture drawn by the fancy; a conception; an idea.  [1913 Webster]
    "Can we conceive
    Image of aught delightful, soft, or great?
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A picture, example, or illustration, often taken from sensible objects, and used to illustrate a subject; usually, an extended metaphor.  Brande & C.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The figure or picture of any object formed at the focus of a lens or mirror, by rays of light from the several points of the object symmetrically refracted or reflected to corresponding points in such focus; this may be received on a screen, a photographic plate, or the retina of the eye, and viewed directly by the eye, or with an eyeglass, as in the telescope and microscope; the likeness of an object formed by reflection; as, to see one's image in a mirror.  [1913 Webster]
Electrical image. See under Electrical. -- Image breaker, one who destroys images; an iconoclast. -- Image graver, Image maker, a sculptor. -- Image worship, the worship of images as symbols; iconolatry distinguished from idolatry; the worship of images themselves. -- Image Purkinje (Physics), the image of the retinal blood vessels projected in, not merely on, that membrane. -- Virtual image (Optics), a point or system of points, on one side of a mirror or lens, which, if it existed, would emit the system of rays which actually exists on the other side of the mirror or lens. Clerk Maxwell.
imagev. t. 
  •  To represent or form an image of; as, the still lake imaged the shore; the mirror imaged her figure.  J. Warton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To represent to the mental vision; to form a likeness of by the fancy or recollection; to imagine.  [1913 Webster]
    "Condemn'd whole years in absence to deplore,
    And image charms he must behold no more.
    "  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

image, n. & v.
--n.
1 a representation of the external form of an object, e.g. a statue (esp. of a saint etc. as an object of veneration).
2 the character or reputation of a person or thing as generally perceived.
3 an optical appearance or counterpart produced by light or other radiation from an object reflected in a mirror, refracted through a lens, etc.
4 semblance, likeness (God created man in His own image).
5 a person or thing that closely resembles another (is the image of his father).
6 a typical example.
7 a simile or metaphor.
8 a a mental representation. b an idea or conception.
9 Math. a set formed by mapping from another set.
--v.tr.
1 make an image of; portray.
2 reflect, mirror.
3 describe or imagine vividly.
4 typify.

Derivative
imageable adj. imageless adj.
Etymology
ME f. OF f. L imago -ginis, rel. to IMITATE

THESAURUS

image

Doppelganger, Vorstellung, abstract, abstraction, adumbrate, affectation, affectedness, airs, airs and graces, allusion, ally, altarpiece, alter ego, analogon, analogue, angle, apparition, appearance, apprehension, archetypal pattern, archetype, artificiality, asiaticism, aspect, associate, badge, banner, black spot, block print, bloom, blooping, body forth, brother, call to mind, call up, cameo, cast, catalog, cataloging, certified copy, character, character sketch, characteristic, characterization, clone, close copy, close match, cognate, collage, color print, companion, complement, conceit, conceive, concept, conception, conceptualization, configuration, congenator, congener, conjure up, contemplate, coordinate, copy, corporealization, correlate, correlative, correspondent, counterfeit, counterpart, cyclorama, daub, dead ringer, definition, delineate, delineation, demonstrate, depict, depiction, describe, description, details, device, differentia, diptych, double, duplicate, earmark, ectype, effect, effigy, eidetic image, eidolon, embodiment, embody, engram, engraving, envisage, envisaging, envision, envisioning, epitome, equal, equivalent, essence, euphuism, evocation, exact likeness, exemplify, facade, facet, facsimile, fair copy, faithful copy, fake, false front, false image, false show, fancy, fantasy, fashion, father image, feature, feigned belief, fellow, fetish, figurative language, figurativeness, figure, figure of speech, flare, floridity, flourish, flower, flowery style, foreshadow, forgery, form, fresco, fringe area, front, gestalt, ghost, glass, granulation, graphic account, graven image, grid, guise, hallmark, hard shadow, hypocrisy, icon, idea, idiosyncrasy, idol, idolum, ikon, illumination, illustrate, illustration, imagery, imagery study, imagine, imaging, imagism, imagistic poetry, imago, imitation, impersonate, impression, incarnate, incarnation, index, indicant, indicator, insignia, insincerity, intellectual object, interpret, itemization, just see, keynote, kindred spirit, lifelike image, light, like, likeness, limn, limning, lineaments, living image, living picture, look, look upon, manner, manner of speaking, mannerism, mark, match, mate, materialization, measure, memory, memory trace, memory-trace, mental image, mental impression, mental picture, mental representation, mere show, metaphor, miniature, mirage, mirror, mirroring, model, montage, mosaic, mould, multiple image, mural, near duplicate, noise, nonliterality, nonliteralness, note, notion, objectification, objectify, observation, obverse, opinion, ornament, panorama, parallel, particularization, pasticcio, pastiche, peculiarity, pendant, perception, personate, personification, personify, phantasm, phantasma, phantasmagoria, phantom, phase, phasis, phasm, phenomenon, phony, photograph, picture, picture noise, picture shifts, picturing, poetic imagery, portrait, portraiture, portray, portrayal, prefigure, presence, pretense, pretension, pretypify, print, profile, project, property, prunes and prisms, public image, purple passage, put-on, putting on airs, rain, realize, recept, reciprocal, reference, reflect, reflection, regard, reification, render, rendering, rendition, replica, represent, representation, representative, reproduction, resemblance, respect, ringer, rolling, rubbing, scanning pattern, scintillation, sculpture, seal, second self, see, seeming, semblance, sentiment, shade, shading, shadow, shadow forth, sham, shape, show, side, sigil, sign, signal, signature, simile, similitude, simulacrum, sister, sketch, slant, snow, snowstorm, soul mate, speaking, specification, specter, spit, spit and image, spitting image, stained glass window, stamp, statue, stencil, still life, style, stylishness, such, suchlike, summon up, supposition, sure sign, symbol, symptom, tableau, tally, tapestry, telltale sign, the like of, the likes of, theory, thought, total effect, trace, tracing, trait, traumatic trace, triptych, trope, turn of expression, twin, twist, typical example, unconscious memory, unnaturalness, very image, very picture, view, viewpoint, vignette, vision, visual image, visualization, visualize, vivid description, waking dream, wall painting, way of speaking, wildest dream, wise, word painting, word-painting, wraith

ROGET THESAURUS

image

Similarity

N similarity, resemblance, likeness, similitude, semblance, affinity, approximation, parallelism, agreement, analogy, analogicalness, correspondence, homoiousia, parity, connaturalness, connaturality, brotherhood, family likeness, alliteration, rhyme, pun, repetition, sameness, uniformity, isogamy, analogue, the like, match, pendant, fellow companion, pair, mate, twin, double, counterpart, brother, sister, one's second self, alter ego, chip of the old block, par nobile fratrum, Arcades ambo, birds of a feather, et hoc genus omne, gens de meme famille, parallel, simile, type, image, photograph, close resemblance, striking resemblance, speaking resemblance, faithful likeness, faithful resemblance, similar, resembling, like, alike, twin, analogous, analogical, parallel, of a piece, such as, so, homoiousian, connatural, congener, allied to, akin to, approximate, much the same, near, close, something like, sort of, in the ballpark, such like, a show of, mock, pseudo, simulating, representing, exact, lifelike, faithful, true to nature, true to life, the very image, the very picture of, for all the world like, comme deux gouttes d'eau, as like as two peas in a pod, as like as it can stare, instar omnium, cast in the same mold, ridiculously like, as if, so to speak, as it were, as if it were, quasi, just as, veluti in speculum, et sic de similibus, tel maitre tel valet, tel pere tel fils, like master, like servant, like father, like son, the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree, a chip off the old block.

Copy

N copy, facsimile, counterpart, effigies, effigy, form, likeness, image, picture, photo, xerox, similitude, semblance, ectype, photo offset, electrotype, imitation, model, representation, adumbration, study, portrait, resemblance, duplicate, reproduction, cast, tracing, reflex, reflexion, reflection, shadow, echo, transcript, transcription, recording, scan, chip off the old block, reprint, new printing, rechauffe, apograph, fair copy, parody, caricature, burlesque, travesty, travestie, paraphrase, derivative, derivation, modification, expansion, extension, revision, second edition, servile copy, servile imitation, plagiarism, counterfeit, fake, pasticcio, faithful, lifelike, close, conscientious, unoriginal, imitative, derivative.

Appearance

N appearance, phenomenon, sight, spectacle, show, premonstration, scene, species, view, coup d'oeil, lookout, outlook, prospect, vista, perspective, bird's-eye view, scenery, landscape, picture, tableau, display, exposure, mise en sc ne, rising of the curtain, phantasm, phantom, pageant, spectacle, peep-show, raree-show, gallanty-show, ombres chinoises, magic lantern, phantasmagoria, dissolving views, biograph, cinematograph, moving pictures, panorama, diorama, cosmorama, georama, coup de theatre, jeu de theatre, pageantry, insignia, aspect, angle, phase, phasis, seeming, shape, guise, look, complexion, color, image, mien, air, cast, carriage, port, demeanor, presence, expression, first blush, face of the thing, point of view, light, lineament feature trait lines, outline, outside, contour, face, countenance, physiognomy, visage, phiz, cast of countenance, profile, tournure, cut of one s jib, metoposcopy, outside, apparent, seeming, ostensible, on view, apparently, to all seeming, to all appearance, ostensibly, seemingly, as it seems, on the face of it, prima facie, at the first blush, at first sight, in the eyes of, to the eye, editio princeps.

Idea

N idea, notion, conception, thought, apprehension, impression, perception, image, eidolon, sentiment, reflection, observation, consideration, abstract idea, archetype, formative notion, guiding conception, organizing conception, image in the mind, regulative principle, view, theory, conceit, fancy, phantasy, point of view, field of view.

Metaphor

N metaphor, figure of speech, facon de parler, way of speaking, colloquialism, phrase, figure, trope, metaphor, enallage, catachresis, metonymy, synecdoche, autonomasia, irony, figurativeness, image, imagery, metalepsis, type, anagoge, simile, personification, prosopopoeia, allegory, apologue, parable, fable, allusion, adumbration, application, exaggeration, hyperbole, association, association of ideas (analogy), metaphorical, figurative, catachrestical, typical, tralatitious, parabolic, allegorical, allusive, anagogical, ironical, colloquial, tropical, so to speak, so to say, so to express oneself, as it were, mutato nomine de te fabula narratur.

Representation

N representation, representment, imitation, illustration, delineation, depictment, imagery, portraiture, iconography, design, designing, art, fine arts, painting, sculpture, engraving, photography, cinematography, radiography, autoradiography, fluorography, sciagraphy, personation, personification, impersonation, drama, picture, photo, photograph, daguerreotype, snapshot, X-ray photo, movie film, movie, tracing, scan, TV image, video image, image file, graphics, computer graphics, televideo, closed-circuit TV, copy, drawing, sketch, drought, draft, plot, chart, figure, scheme, image, likeness, icon, portrait, striking likeness, speaking likeness, very image, effigy, facsimile, figure, figure head, puppet, doll, figurine, aglet, manikin, lay- figure, model, mammet, marionette, fantoccini, waxwork, bust, statue, statuette, ideograph, hieroglyphic, anaglyph, kanji, diagram, monogram, map, plan, chart, ground plan, projection, elevation (plan), ichnography, cartography, atlas, outline, scheme, view, radiograph, scotograph, sciagraph, spectrogram, heliogram, represent, representing, representative, illustrative, represented, imitative, figurative, iconic, like, graphic, cinquecento quattrocento, trecento.

VB copy, drawing, sketch, drought, draft, plot, chart, figure, scheme, image, likeness, icon, portrait, striking likeness, speaking likeness, very image, effigy, facsimile, figure, figure head, puppet, doll, figurine, aglet, manikin, lay- figure, model, mammet, marionette, fantoccini, waxwork, bust, statue, statuette, ideograph, hieroglyphic, anaglyph, kanji, diagram, monogram, map, plan, chart, ground plan, projection, elevation (plan), ichnography, cartography, atlas, outline, scheme, view, radiograph, scotograph, sciagraph, spectrogram, heliogram, V, represent, delineate, depict, depicture, portray, take a likeness, catch a likeness, hit off, photograph, daguerreotype, snapshot, figure, shadow forth, shadow out, adumbrate, body forth, describe, trace, copy, mold, dress up, illustrate, symbolize, paint, carve, engrave, personate, personify, impersonate, assume a character, pose as, act, play, mimic, hold the mirror up to nature.


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