picture


picture
I
n.
photograph

1) to snap, take a picture

drawing, image, painting

2) to draw; paint; retouch a picture

3) to frame; hang a picture

4) (BE) an Identikit (T) picture

5) in a picture (did you see the animals in the picture?)

6) (misc.) as pretty as a picture

film

7) a motion (AE), moving (esp. AE) picture

8) in a picture (who played in that picture?)

9) (esp. BE) to go to the pictures

description

10) to draw, paint a picture

11) a clear; detailed; gloomy; realistic picture

12) (misc.) (colloq.) to get the picture ('to comprehend the situation')

II
v.

1) (d; tr.) to picture as (I cannot picture her as an actress)

2) (J) can you picture them leading a demonstration?

* * *
['pɪktʃə]
detailed
hang a picture
moving (esp. AE) picture
paint a picture
realistic picture
retouch a picture
take a picture
(BE) an Identikit (T) picture
(J) can you picture them leading a demonstration?
(esp. BE) to go to the pictures
(misc.) as pretty as a picture
['drawing, image, painting'] to draw
['photograph'] to snap
a clear
to frame
(misc.) (colloq.) to get the picture ('to comprehend the situation')
['film'] a motion (AE)
(d; tr.) to picture as (I cannot picture her as an actress)
in a picture (who played in that picture?)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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