Imagine and Picture


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Imagine verb – To form a mental picture of.
Usage example: she was determined to have the wedding that she had always imagined

Picture is a synonym for imagine in action topic. In some cases you can use "Picture" instead the word "Imagine" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like conceive, visualize, conjure up, think. popular alternative
Nearby Words: imagination, imagined, imaginable, imagining
Synonyms for Imagine


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Picture verb – To form a mental picture of.
Usage example: could easily picture the mining town from the vivid description of it in the author's memoirs

Imagine is a synonym for picture in action topic. You can use "Imagine" instead a verb "Picture", if it concerns topics such as visualize, conjure up, think, evoke. popular alternative
Nearby Words: pictured, picturing
Synonyms for Picture

Common collocations

person imagine person picture person
girl imagine girl picture girl
character imagine character picture character
people imagine people picture people
Other nouns: god, place, scene, audience, time, way, face, characters, embarrassment, child, reactions.

Both words in one sentence

  • Historical Beauty Update As they imagine his travels, they picture him as their friend Jamie the mailman, who played Buddy in a town play.
  • Fanfic / With This Ring To give a picture of it: Orange Lantern: Tell Batman to imagine a world where in every hospital, every clinic, every doctor's surgery... Doctors: gone.
  • Literature / Persuasion They spend most of their time together and Anne delights in seeing them, providing her the nicest picture of matrimonial happiness she could imagine.
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