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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA: /ˈɪmɪd͡ʒ/
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  • Hyphenation: im‧age

NounEdit

Singular
image

Plural
images

  1. An image is something you can see or imagine that looks like the real thing.
    Many people have an image of God as an old man.
    The image on the screen reminded him of the town where he grew up.
    The image in the mirror was not how she saw herself.
  2. An image is the good or bad opinion about someone or something.
    What's your image of Paris?
    We should be trying to create an image of the company as helpful and friendly.

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VerbEdit

Plain form
image

Third-person singular
images

Past tense
imaged

Past participle
imaged

Present participle
imaging

  1. If you image something, you create an image of it.
    The lunar surface at the Apollo 17 site, imaged by the Apollo 17 astronauts.

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