|1.||[ noun ] an iconic mental representation|
"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|
"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)|
"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)|
"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|