Definition of "image" [im•age]

  • A reproduction of the form of a person or object, especially a sculptured likeness. (noun)
  • Physics An optically formed duplicate, counterpart, or other representative reproduction of an object, especially an optical reproduction formed by a lens or mirror. (noun)
  • One that closely or exactly resembles another; a double: He is the image of his uncle. (noun)
  • The opinion or concept of something that is held by the public. (noun)
  • The character projected to the public, as by a person or institution, especially as interpreted by the mass media. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "image" in a sentence
  • "In Gen.i. 27, it is said, "So the ALHIM created man in His image: _in the image_ of ALHIM created He him: MALE and FEMALE created He them.""
  • "Enjoy the playful artwork and textured background, or customize the look with a custom background color and image, custom header image*, and custom navigation menu."
  • "[OPTIONAL] At this point/mnt/$image contains a mounted filesystem with the complete Ubuntu image as released by Canonical."