photograph

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

noun

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.

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How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of photograph

First recorded in 1839; photo- + -graph

OTHER WORDS FROM photograph

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British Dictionary definitions for photographing

photograph
/ (ˈfəʊtəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun

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

verb

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