ETYM Latin pictura, from pingere, pictum, to paint: cf. French peinture. Related to Paint.
1. A visual representation of an object or scene or person produced on a surface; SYN. image, icon, ikon.
2. Illustrations used to decorate or explain a text; SYN. pictorial matter.
3. A situation treated as an observable object; or; SYN. scene.
4. A typical example of some state or quality.
1. To show in, or as in, a picture; SYN. depict, show.
2. To imagine; SYN. imagine, conceive of, figure.