[ foh-tuh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈfoʊ təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /


a picture produced by photography.

verb (used with object)

to take a photograph of.

verb (used without object)

to practice photography.
to be photographed or be suitable for being photographed in some specified way: The children photograph well.

Origin of photograph

First recorded in 1839; photo- + -graph

OTHER WORDS FROM photograph Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for photograph

/ (ˈfəʊtəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /


an image of an object, person, scene, etc, in the form of a print or slide recorded by a camera on photosensitive materialOften shortened to: photo


to take a photograph of (an object, person, scene, etc)
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