Synonyms of 'image'
a mental picture of someone or something produced by the imagination or memoryThe words `Côte d'Azur' conjure up images of sun, sea and sand.
It is my thought that the situation will be resolved.
By the end of the week you will have a clearer idea of the system.
I have a vision of a society free of exploitation and injustice.
She added that the concept of arranged marriages is misunderstood in the west.
My impression is that they are totally out of control.
her perception of the feeling was strong
The symphony is admirable in its conception.
the appearance or impression given to the public by a person or organizationWe are financially clean but we do need to improve our image.
Players like him have changed the face of snooker.
front (informal), ,
a front for crime syndicates
His mask cracked, and she saw an angry and violent man.
the contradictions between her private life and her public persona
At work they hid their dislike of each other behind a façade of cheerfulness.
a simile or metaphorThe images in the poem illustrate the poet's frame of mind.
an optical reproduction of an object, formed by the lens of an eye or camera, or by a mirrorI peered at my image in the mirror.
a representation of a person or thing in a work of art or literatureThe polished stone bore the graven image of a snakebird.
a life-size bronze figure of a woman
Some denounced them for worshipping idols.
The exhibition features a wide range of religious icons, paintings, and mosaics.
Tribal elders carried the sacred fetishes.
a talisman with protective powers
a huge white statue of Chairman Mao
An effigy of her was being burned in the town square.
a person or thing that resembles another closelyThe boy is the image of his father.
It was a replica, for display only.
Always keep a copy of everything in your own files.
a reproduction of a religious painting
spit (informal, mainly British), ,
This will be a genuine old copy, not a facsimile.
spitting image (informal), ,
She's the spitting image of her mother.
(dead) ringer (slang),
Your mother sees you as her double.
chip off the old block (informal)
an optical reproduction of an object, formed by the lens of an eye or camera, or by a mirrorAll people want to see is an image on the TV screen.
See spitting image
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in the sense of appearance
the way a person or thing looksHe had the appearance of a college student.
in the sense of conceit
a far-fetched or clever comparisonCritics may complain that the novel's central conceit is rather simplistic.
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