Definition of photo in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfōdō/

noun (plural photos)

1A photograph.
Example sentences
  • He asked residents to send in any photos, slides or images of the area from bygone days.
  • A few days before this, a man came to the studio with a photo of his wife and asked to have the picture tattooed on his arm.
  • I have no intention of making contact or sending photos and I have no interest in having any back.
1.1 informal A photo finish.
Example sentences
  • Unfortunately for them, it was a photo for fourth place.
  • It was a photo for place and she took third.


Mid 19th century: abbreviation.

Words that rhyme with photo

in toto, koto, Kumamoto, Kyoto, Sesotho, Yamamoto

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Syllabification: pho·to

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