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

Translation of image in Spanish:

noun

  • 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
    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.
    3.2 (embodiment)
    viva imagen (feminine)
    personificación (feminine)
    they looked the image of happiness
    eran la viva imagen de la felicidad
  • 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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