Definition of photo in English:


Line breaks: photo
Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊtəʊ

noun (plural photos)

  • 1A photograph.
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    • 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.
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    • Unfortunately for them, it was a photo for fourth place.
    • It was a photo for place and she took third.

verb (photoes, photoing, photoed)

[with object] informal Back to top  
  • Take a photograph of: do we wait till you’ve had him photoed?
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    • It's quite refreshing to not feel like I'm holding anyone up with my photoing everything when we're both as eager to get a shot.
    • The CSTs have photoed her but they've come back outside until they're needed.
    • Derek Savage and Matthew Clancy are photoed celebrating a score.

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