1. [ noun ] an iconic mental representation
Synonyms: mental_image

"her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate"

Related terms: representation mental_picture memory_image visual_image imagination_image auditory_image visualize
2. [ noun ] (Jungian psychology) a personal facade one presents to the world
Synonyms: persona

"a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty"

Related terms: appearance psychology Jung
3. [ noun ] a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
Synonyms: picture ikon icon

"they showed us the pictures of their wedding" "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"

Related terms: representation photograph collage drawing reflection sonogram inset panorama foil chiaroscuro iconography likeness bitmap cat_scan visualize
4. [ noun ] a standard or typical example
Synonyms: prototype epitome paradigm

"he is the prototype of good breeding" "he provided America with an image of the good father"

Related terms: model concentrate imago typify
5. [ noun ] (rhetoric) language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
Synonyms: figure_of_speech figure trope
Related terms: rhetorical_device metaphor hyperbole simile oxymoron synecdoche kenning personification irony metonymy zeugma lens blind_alley
6. [ verb ] imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
Synonyms: see picture envision visualize fancy figure visualise project

"I can't see him on horseback!" "I can see what will happen" "I can see a risk in this strategy"

Related terms: imagine understand visualise mental_picture imagination illusion visionary visual_image fancy picturing figuration visualizer
7. [ noun ] someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
Synonyms: look-alike double

"he could be Gingrich's double" "she's the very image of her mother"

Related terms: person ringer
8. [ noun ] a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)
Synonyms: simulacrum effigy

"the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln" "the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone"

Related terms: representation idol Guy waxwork scarecrow visualize
Similar spelling:   Imes