- a movie: He signed a three-picture deal to star in the new franchise.
- pictures, Older Use. movies collectively, as an art; cinema: So, you want to be in pictures?
verb (used with object), pic·tured, pic·tur·ing.
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Origin of picture
OTHER WORDS FROM picture
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH picturepicture , pitcher
Example sentences from the Web for picture
Lee and Coogan did briefly meet with the pope, with pictures to prove it, but no one at the Vatican officially screened the film.Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Afterward, the graduates posed for pictures with their families.
The pictures which would melt even the hardest of Republcian hearts were taken at the end of November.
The pictures of Gilkes emphasize, quite rightly and inevitably, his classic good looks.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When she got the pictures back, she met Sean for coffee and discussed how to exhibit the photos.Masters of Alt Sex: SuicideGirls Hits Puberty and Wants to Invade Your TV Set|Marlow Stern|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It has ever been noticed that the back of these pictures did not adhere to the walls—an excellent precaution against dampness.The Wonders of Pompeii|Marc Monnier
Pictures come into a different category, for every artist painted more than one picture.Roving East and Roving West|E. V. Lucas
Even Senegambians: they can look at the pictures and marvel over them.I, Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane
I suspect that savages, who have very few words to express their thoughts with, think in pictures, like their own dogs.Madam How and Lady Why|Charles Kingsley
So would you be, if I told you to finish one of my pictures, perhaps.The Chauffeur and the Chaperon|C. N. Williamson
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