Synonyms of image
1 thoughtDictionary • The words `Côte d'Azur' conjure up images of sun, sea and sand.
thought • It is my thought that the situation will be resolved.
idea • By the end of the week you will have a clearer idea of the system.
vision • I have a vision of a society free of exploitation and injustice.
concept • She added that the concept of arranged marriages is misunderstood in the west.
impression • My impression is that they are totally out of control.
perception • how our perception of death affects the way we live
conception • The symphony is admirable in its conception.
2 profileDictionary • The tobacco industry has been trying to improve its image.
face • Players like him have changed the face of snooker.
front (informal) • a front for crime syndicates
mask • His mask cracked, and she saw an angry and violent man.
persona • the contradictions between her private life and her public persona
façade • They hid the troubles plaguing their marriage behind a façade of family togetherness.
3 figure of speechDictionary • The images in the poem illustrate the poet's frame of mind.
figure of speech • It was just a figure of speech.
metaphor • the writer's use of metaphor
conceit (archaic) • Critics may complain that the novel's central conceit is rather simplistic.
4 reflectionDictionary • I peered at my image in the mirror.
reflection • Meg stared at her reflection in the mirror.
appearance • He had the appearance of a college student.
likeness • The museum displays wax likenesses of every U.S. president.
mirror image • I saw in him a mirror image of my younger self.
5 figureDictionary • The polished stone bore the graven image of a snakebird.
figure • a life-size bronze figure of a woman
idol • They shaped the substance into idols that were eaten ceremoniously.
icon • He came home with a haul of religious icons.
fetish • Tribal elders carried the sacred fetishes.
talisman • a talisman with protective powers
statue • a huge white statue of Chairman Mao
effigy • An effigy of her was being burned in the town square.
6 replicaDictionary • The boy is the image of his father.
replica • It was a replica, for display only.
copy • Always keep a copy of everything in your own files.
reproduction • a reproduction of a religious painting
spit (informal, mainly British)
facsimile • This will be a genuine old copy, not a facsimile.
spitting image (informal) • She's the spitting image of her mother.
(dead) ringer (slang)
double • Your mother sees you as her double.
chip off the old block (informal)
IDIOM:▷ spitting image
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appearanceSomeone's or something's appearance is the way that they look.
• He had the appearance of a college student.
conceit (archaic)In literature, a conceit is a clever or unusual metaphor or comparison.
• Critics may complain that the novel's central conceit is rather simplistic.
conceptA concept is an idea or abstract principle.
• She added that the concept of arranged marriages is misunderstood in the west.
Thesaurus for image from the Collins English Thesaurus
a representation or likeness of a person or thing, esp in sculpture