verb (used with object), pic·tured, pic·tur·ing.
Origin of picture
Can be confusedpicture pitcher
Examples from the Web for picture
There is just no way of selling this picture with an innocent defense like, “she just asked for a snap.”Buckingham Palace Disputes Sex Allegations Against Prince ‘Randy Andy’|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I noticed a picture of her daughter, who was my classmate, and out of curiosity visited her page.50 Shades of Iran: The Mullahs’ Kinky Fantasies about Sex in the West|IranWire, Shima Sharabi|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We want to give the families and the other cops, too, as clear a picture as we can.
Elle magazine shot an editorial in September, one picture revealing a teacup pig sitting pretty by a mini Tyler Alexandra bag.Handbags: The More You Pay, The Smaller They Shrink|Elizabeth Landers|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then there was an event, an HRC event, and I took a picture with Monique, the actress and comedian.
The moon is still figured as a bull, but it is the idea of strength that is extracted from the picture and dwelt upon.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow
They run away with me; I picture it to myself—this blessed thing—and I forget.The Yellow House|E. Phillips Oppenheim
Then he took it into his head to go and copy a picture at the Louvre—an old master; in this he felt he could not go wrong.The Martian|George Du Maurier
The object was a picture, the picture of a young man in the uniform of a captain in the German cuirassiers.Stories That End Well|Octave Thanet
Lithotint, lith′o-tint, n. the process of producing coloured pictures from lithographic stones: a picture so produced.
British Dictionary definitions for picture
- a visual representation of something, such as a person or scene, produced on a surface, as in a photograph, painting, etc
- (as modifier)picture gallery; picture postcard Related adjective: pictorial
- a motion picture; film
- (as modifier)picture theatre
Word Origin for picture
Idioms and Phrases with picture
In addition to the idiom beginning with picture
- picture is worth a thousand words, one
- get the message (picture)
- in the picture
- pretty as a picture
- take a picture
- the picture