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picture /pktr/ n. 1 a drawing, painting, or photograph: The children draw pictures with crayons.||His picture is in the paper. 2 an example: She is a picture of good manners. 3 old usage a movie: We went to the cinema to see a picture (or) the pictures. 4 the outlook or future: The picture looks good for the success of our business. 5 an explanation or mental image: She tried to give us a picture of how a computer works. 6 (the quality of) an image on a TV or movie screen: This TV gets a really good picture. 7 infrml. to get the picture: to understand, see the meaning after some difficulty, (syn.) to catch on: After she explained the solution to the math problem, I said, Oh, now I get the picture. 8 infrml. to be in or out of the picture: to know or not to know the real situation: When she came back from vacation, she was out of the picture of what happened while she was away.
v. [T] -tured, -turing, -tures 1 to give a certain image of: The drawing pictured the man in an old chair with his dog. 2 to imagine: I pictured myself in a boat on a river.
Thesaurus: picture n. 1 a representation of s.t., image 2 a perfect example, model | the paragon,
epitome frml. 3 a film, the movies 4 conditions pl., the situation 5 an idea, a
concept 6 reception.
v. 1 to show, depict frml. 2 to see (oneself), dream of (oneself), envision.