Photograph

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Four photographs in an album

Noun

Photograph (plural Photographs)
  1. A picture created by projecting an image onto a photosensitive surface such as a chemically treated plate or film, CCD receptor, etc.

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Verb

Photograph (third-person singular simple present Photographs, present participle Photographing, simple past and past participle Photographed)

  1. (transitive) To take a photograph of.
  2. (intransitive) To take photographs.
  3. (intransitive) To appear in a photograph.
    She photographs well. The camera loves her.

Adjectives for Photograph

existing; cherished; superb; appropriate; candid; telescopic; luxurious; insouciant; instantaneous; mammoth; irrelevant; dramatic; large; clear; intimate; vivid; gripping; rare; distinctive; beautiful; portrait; brilliant; enlarged.

Verbs for Photograph

blur—; enlarge—; exhibit—; expose—; frame—; illustrate with—; pose for—; request—; shade—; shadow—; snap—; superimpose on—; tint—; —adorns; —catches; —depicts; —fades; —flatters; —lies; — pleases; —reflects.

Thesaurus

Ditto copy, Photostat, Telephoto, Wirephoto, X-ray, Xerox, Xerox copy, abstract, abstraction, aerial photograph, altarpiece, black-and-white photograph, block print, calotype, cameo, candid photograph, capture on film, catalog, cataloging, character, character sketch, characterization, cheesecake, chronophotograph, cinematograph, collage, color photograph, color print, companion, contact print, copy, cyclorama, daub, dead ringer, delineation, depiction, description, details, diapositive, diptych, double, duplicate, effigy, engraving, enlargement, evocation, exact likeness, fellow, film, fresco, graphic account, hectograph copy, heliochrome, heliograph, icon, idol, illumination, illustration, image, imagery, impress, impression, itemization, kodak, likeness, limning, living image, living picture, match, mate, microfilm, mimeograph copy, miniature, mirroring, model, montage, mosaic, mug, mug shot, mural, negative, offprint, pan, panorama, particularization, photo, photobiography, photochronograph, photocopy, photomap, photomicrograph, photomontage, photomural, photostatic copy, pic, picture, pinup, pix, portrait, portraiture, portrayal, positive, print, profile, proof, radiograph, reflection, rendering, rendition, representation, reprint, reproduction, resemblance, roentgenograph, rubbing, semblance, shadow, shoot, shot, similitude, simulacrum, sketch, slide, snap, snapshoot, snapshot, specification, spit and image, spitting image, stained glass window, stat, stencil, still, still life, still photograph, tableau, take, take a photograph, talbotype, tapestry, telephotograph, trace, tracing, transparency, triptych, twin, very image, very picture, vignette, vivid description, wall painting, word painting

Etymology

From Ancient Greek φωτός (photos, light) + γράφειν (graphein, write)

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