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American English: /ˈɪmɪdʒ/
British English: /ˈɪmɪdʒ/

Translation of image in Spanish:


  • 1 countable 1.1 (picture) image processor
    procesador (masculine) de imágenes
    Example sentences
    • Abstract paintings abandon images of the external world, speaking instead directly to people's internal thought processes.
    • The ‘Groundview’ series of paintings uses different images to represent the ground as space.
    • Like the sculpture, the images represent a very naive viewpoint in the art world.
    1.2 (mental picture) the image most people have of the French
    la imagen que la mayoría de la gente tiene de los franceses
    I had a sudden image of you leaving
    de repente te vi yéndote
    Example sentences
    • The brain requires practice at forming those mental images in order to absorb increasingly complex or abstract ideas in later life.
    • More than any other, there is deconstructionism, according to which the images and ideas that constitute culture are deconstructed.
    • His mental image is not a representation of a tree.
  • 3 (no plural) 3.1 (likeness) God created man in his own image to be the spitting image o spit and image of somebody
    ser la viva imagen or el vivo retrato de alguien
    ser idéntico a alguien
    3.2 (embodiment)
    viva imagen (feminine)
    they looked the image of happiness
    eran la viva imagen de la felicidad
    Example sentences
    • They want to spoil the divine likeness of man made in the image of God.
    • His is the pure logic of fiction, shaping a world in the image of the art that depicts it.
    • In the 1980s the two institutions launched a crusade to remake the world in the image of the free market.
  • 4 countable (Literat)
    Example sentences
    • I listened for recurring images, words, metaphors, and contradictions in the narrative.
    • In other words, for all the images and metaphors music often presents us with, an album cover is its tangible embodiment.
    • Evidently, only the images and metaphors of fiction could do justice to the welter of searing impressions.
  • 5 countable (statue)
    Example sentences
    • Mystics throughout the ages have understood how the holy fire burns away the superficial images and idols we erect.
    • While the church saw the importance of art as a method of instruction, it also faced a biblical injunction against images.
    • I also don't know of any religion that has no idol or image of its God.

transitive verb

  • 1 (make image of)
    Example sentences
    • We question the motivations of those who make the images, while the real people imaged in these photographs die unacknowledged.
    • He might have pointed out, for example, that one reason why Yahweh is not to be imaged is that the only depiction of Him is provided by human beings.
    • The female body imaged in the film is not abstract, generalised or idealised.
  • 2 (form mental image of)
    hacerse una imagen mental de
    Example sentences
    • Try to image a child with painful wounds similar to burns covering most of his or her body.
    • I would image he's been under difficult conditions over the last 8 months.
    • I just can't image what would have taken them all away at once with no word.

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