Image vs. Picture

Image vs. Picture — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Image and Picture

Imagenoun

A representation of the form of a person or object, such as a painting or photograph.

Picturenoun

A visual representation or image painted, drawn, photographed, or otherwise rendered on a flat surface.

Imagenoun

A sculptured likeness.

Picturenoun

A visible image, especially one on a flat surface or screen

the picture reflected in the lake.focused the picture on the movie screen.

Imagenoun

(Physics) An optically formed duplicate, counterpart, or other representative reproduction of an object, especially an optical reproduction formed by a lens or mirror.

Picturenoun

A vivid or realistic verbal description

a Shakespearean picture of guilt.
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Imagenoun

One that closely or exactly resembles another

He is the image of his uncle.

Picturenoun

A vivid mental image.

Imagenoun

Likeness; semblance

Genesis says that man was made in the image of God.

Picturenoun

A person or object bearing a marked resemblance to another

She's the picture of her mother.

Imagenoun

The opinion or concept of something that is held by the public

the public's image of business leaders as greedy.

Picturenoun

A person, object, or scene that typifies or embodies an emotion, state of mind, or mood

Your face was the very picture of horror.
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Imagenoun

The concept or character projected to the public, as by a person or institution, especially as interpreted by the mass media

an actor who tried to convey an image of refined beauty.

Picturenoun

The chief circumstances of an event or time; the situation

How does the new boyfriend figure in the picture?.

Imagenoun

A typical example or embodiment

That child is the image of good health.

Picturenoun

A movie.

Imagenoun

A mental picture of something not real or present

Our image of the cottage did not conform with reality.

Picturenoun

A tableau vivant.

Imagenoun

A vivid description or representation in words, especially a metaphor or simile

The poem uses the image of a barren tree to convey feelings of desolation.

Pictureverb

To make a visible representation of

In this photo, the mayor is pictured with several aides.

Imagenoun

(Mathematics) A set of values of a function corresponding to a particular subset of a domain.

Pictureverb

To form a mental image of; visualize

I pictured my grandfather as a young man coming to America.

Imagenoun

(Computers) An exact replica of the contents of a storage device, such as a hard disk, stored on a second storage device, such as a network server.

Pictureverb

To describe vividly in words; make a verbal picture of

pictured their heroism in glowing language.

Imagenoun

(Obsolete) An apparition.

Picturenoun

A representation of anything (as a person, a landscape, a building) upon canvas, paper, or other surface, by drawing, painting, printing, photography, etc.

Imageverb

To make or produce a likeness of

imaged the poet in bronze.

Picturenoun

An image; a representation as in the imagination.

Imageverb

To mirror or reflect

a statue imaged in the water.

Picturenoun

A painting.

There was a picture hanging above the fireplace.

Imageverb

To make a visual representation of (an object) using remote scanning or technology such as magnetic resonance imaging

imaged the diseased kidneys.imaged the surface of Mars.

Picturenoun

A photograph.

I took a picture of the church.

Imageverb

To symbolize or typify

a kneeling woman imaging the nation's grief.

Picturenoun

(informal) A motion picture.

Casablanca is my all-time favorite picture.

Imageverb

To picture mentally; imagine or visualize

imaged each dive before doing it.

Picturenoun

Cinema as a form of entertainment.

Let's go to the pictures.

Imageverb

To describe, especially so vividly as to evoke a mental picture

The passage images what it's like to grow up poor.

Picturenoun

A paragon, a perfect example or specimen (of a category).

She's the very picture of health.

Imageverb

To print (a file) using a laser printer, imagesetter, direct-to-plate press, or similar device.

Picturenoun

An attractive sight.

The garden is a real picture at this time of year.

Imageverb

To transmit (an exact replica of the contents of a storage device) to another storage device

imaged the hard drive to the server.

Picturenoun

The art of painting; representation by painting.

Imagenoun

An optical or other representation of a real object; a graphic; a picture.

The Bible forbids the worship of graven images.

Picturenoun

A figure; a model.

Imagenoun

A mental picture of something not real or not present.

Picturenoun

Situation.

The employment picture for the older middle class is not so good.You can't just look at the election, you've got to look at the big picture.''

Imagenoun

A statue or idol.

Pictureverb

(transitive) To represent in or with a picture.

Imagenoun

(computing) A file that contains all information needed to produce a live working copy. (See disk image, executable image and image copy.)

Most game console emulators do not come with any ROM images for copyright reasons.

Pictureverb

(transitive) To imagine or envision.

Imagenoun

A characteristic of a person, group or company etc., style, manner of dress, how one is, or wishes to be, perceived by others.

Pictureverb

(transitive) To depict.

Imagenoun

(mathematics) Something mapped to by a function.

The number 6 is the image of 3 under f that is defined as f(x) = 2*x.

Picturenoun

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

they showed us the pictures of their weddinga movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them

Imagenoun

(mathematics) The subset of a codomain comprising those elements that are images of something.

The image of this step function is the set of integers.

Picturenoun

graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface;

a small painting by Picassohe bought the painting as an investmenthis pictures hang in the Louvre

Imagenoun

(obsolete) Show; appearance; cast.

Picturenoun

a clear and telling mental image;

he described his mental picture of his assailanthe had no clear picture of himself or his worldthe events left a permanent impression in his mind

Imageverb

(transitive) To represent by an image or symbol; to portray.

Picturenoun

a situation treated as an observable object;

the political picture is favorablethe religious scene in England has changed in the last century

Imageverb

(transitive) To reflect, mirror.

Picturenoun

illustrations used to decorate or explain a text;

the dictionary had many pictures

Imageverb

(transitive) To create an image of.

Picturenoun

a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement;

they went to a movie every Saturday nightthe film was shot on location

Imageverb

To create a complete backup copy of a file system or other entity.

Picturenoun

the visible part of a television transmission;

they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone

Imagenoun

an iconic mental representation;

her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate

Picturenoun

a graphic or vivid verbal description;

too often the narrative was interrupted by long word picturesthe author gives a depressing picture of life in Polandthe pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters

Imagenoun

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

they showed us the pictures of their weddinga movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them

Picturenoun

a typical example of some state or quality;

the very picture of a modern generalshe was the picture of despair

Imagenoun

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

a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

Pictureverb

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

I can't see him on horseback!I can see what will happenI can see a risk in this strategy

Imagenoun

a standard or typical example;

he is the prototype of good breedinghe provided America with an image of the good father

Pictureverb

show in, or as in, a picture;

This scene depicts country lifethe face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting

Imagenoun

language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

Imagenoun

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

he could be Gingrich's doubleshe's the very image of her mother

Imagenoun

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

the coin bears an effigy of Lincolnthe emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone

Imageverb

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

I can't see him on horseback!I can see what will happenI can see a risk in this strategy