picture

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picture is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
picture

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
picture

Plural
pictures

A man beside a picture
  1. (countable) A picture is marks on a flat object, like paper, that show shapes, people, or things.
    Mommy, I drew a picture of a cat.
    Susan looked at the picture on the wall.
  2. (countable) A picture is a photograph.
    Everyone stand there together and I'll take your picture.
  3. (countable) A picture is a still or moving image on a screen.
  4. (countable) A picture is an idea or image that have inside your head.
  5. (countable) A picture is an understanding of a situation.
    What's the picture like in Somalia?

Verb[change]

Plain form
picture

Third-person singular
pictures

Past tense
pictured

Past participle
pictured

Present participle
picturing

  1. (transitive) If you picture something, you make an image of it in your head.
  2. (transitive), (usually passive) If something is pictured, it is shown in a picture.
  3. (transitive), (usually passive) If something is pictured a certain way, it is described that way.