Picture and Sketch


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Picture noun – A two-dimensional design intended to look like a person or thing.
Usage example: using only watercolors, she produced a strikingly lifelike picture of her mother

Sketch is a synonym for picture in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Sketch" instead the word "Picture" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like description, art, representation, painting.
Nearby Words: pictured, picturing
Synonyms for Picture


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Sketch noun – A vivid representation in words of someone or something.
Usage example: gave her boss quick sketches of the personalities of the clients he was about to meet

Picture is a synonym for sketch in drawing topic. You can use "Picture" instead the word "Sketch" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as activity.
Nearby Words: sketchy, sketched, sketching
Synonyms for Sketch

How words are described

old old picture old sketch
full full picture full sketch
detailed detailed picture detailed sketch
particular particular picture particular sketch
Other adjectives: similar, original, accurate, single, small, actual, entire, large, infamous, horrible, animated, famous, new, final, above, worst, next, ending, different, realistic.

Common collocations

people picture people sketch people
boy picture boy sketch boy

Both words in one sentence

  • Sketch-style or black and white cover: The picture on the cover is a reproduction of the original pencils or inks of a drawing, rather than a full-color version of the image.
    Source: Variant Cover
  • Terrible Artist Tedd once drew a picture of Grace; while the picture was a rough sketch it wasn't a particularly bad sketch.
  • Powers as Programs Smeargle's signature move Sketch allows it to permanently copy the last move its opponent made, presumably just by drawing a picture of it.
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