Detailed Translations for picture from English to French


picture [the ~] noun

  1. the picture (portrait; image)
    l'image; la représentation; la scène; l'effigie; le portrait; le tableau
  2. the picture
  3. the picture (painting; canvas)
    – a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface 1
    la peinture; le tableau; la toile; l'ouvrage de peinture; le plateau
  4. the picture (closer description; depiction; portrayal; better picture)
    la description; la représentation; l'interprétation; la figuration; le tableau
  5. the picture (feature film; motion picture; movie; film)
    le grand film; le film
  6. the picture (film; movie)
    le film
  7. the picture (lively description; portrayal)
    la peinture; la description vive; la description
  8. the picture (image; digital image)
    – A pictorial graphic such as a digital photograph or illustration. 2
    l'image; la photo; image numérique

to picture verb (pictures, pictured, picturing)

  1. to picture (depict; portray; paint; describe)
    peindre; dépeindre; représenter; décrire
    • peindre verb (peins, peint, peignons, peignez, )
    • dépeindre verb (dépeins, dépeint, dépeignons, dépeignez, )
    • représenter verb (représente, représentes, représentons, représentez, )
    • décrire verb (décris, décrit, décrivons, décrivez, )

Conjugations for picture:

  1. picture
  2. picture
  3. pictures
  4. picture
  5. picture
  6. picture
simple past
  1. pictured
  2. pictured
  3. pictured
  4. pictured
  5. pictured
  6. pictured
present perfect
  1. have pictured
  2. have pictured
  3. has pictured
  4. have pictured
  5. have pictured
  6. have pictured
past continuous
  1. was picturing
  2. were picturing
  3. was picturing
  4. were picturing
  5. were picturing
  6. were picturing
  1. shall picture
  2. will picture
  3. will picture
  4. shall picture
  5. will picture
  6. will picture
continuous present
  1. am picturing
  2. are picturing
  3. is picturing
  4. are picturing
  5. are picturing
  6. are picturing
  1. be pictured
  2. be pictured
  3. be pictured
  4. be pictured
  5. be pictured
  6. be pictured
  1. picture!
  2. let's picture!
  3. pictured
  4. picturing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for picture:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
description better picture; closer description; depiction; lively description; picture; portrayal characterisation; characterization; description; equivalent; index; police description; profile; stock index; stock-exchange index; typification
description vive lively description; picture; portrayal
effigie image; picture; portrait effigy; image
figuration better picture; closer description; depiction; picture; portrayal fabrication; fantasy; figment of the imagination; illusion; imagination; phantasy; pipe dream
film feature film; film; motion picture; movie; picture film; roll of film
grand film feature film; film; motion picture; movie; picture feature film
image digital image; image; picture; portrait frame; illustrated paper; illustration; image; photo; photograph; video frame; vision
interprétation better picture; closer description; depiction; picture; portrayal angle; aspect; attitude; conception; dogma; idea; imitation; impersonation; interpretation; interpreting; mimicry; notion; opinion; outlook; perspective; point of view; reading; religious doctrine; stand; tenet; version; view; vision; way of thinking
ouvrage de peinture canvas; painting; picture
peindre painting; staining
peinture canvas; lively description; painting; picture; portrayal characterisation; characterization; dye; dye-house; dye-works; paint; painting; paintwork; portraying; profile; typification
photo digital image; image; picture illustration; photo; photograph; snapshot
plateau canvas; painting; picture blade; dinner-tray; dish; highland; plateau; platform; platter; salver; saucer; tabletop; tray
portrait image; picture; portrait attribute; character description; character drawing; character painting; character profile; characterisation; characteristic; characterization; delineation of character; description of character; feature; portrait; portrait orientation; portraying; property; trait
représentation better picture; closer description; depiction; image; picture; portrait; portrayal agency; ceremony; dealership; demonstrating; exhibition; exposition; happening; painting; performance; portraying; representation; show; showing
scène image; picture; portrait dais; scene; spectacle; stage
tableau better picture; canvas; closer description; depiction; image; painting; picture; portrait; portrayal array; black board; chalk board; chimney-painting; illustration; list; panel; photo; photograph; schedule; table
toile canvas; painting; picture canvas; cloth; linen; linnen; sheet; spider's web; tent-cloth; web
- characterisation; characterization; delineation; depiction; exposure; icon; ikon; image; impression; mental picture; painting; photo; photograph; pic; pictorial matter; scene; video; word picture; word-painting
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
décrire depict; describe; paint; picture; portray characterise; characterize; cover; define; depict; describe; determine; explain; expound; mark; outline; recount; report; say; sketch; state precisely; tell
dépeindre depict; describe; paint; picture; portray characterise; characterize; define; depict; describe; draw; mark; outline; paint; portray; sketch
peindre depict; describe; paint; picture; portray characterise; characterize; define; depict; describe; draw; dye; hang down; mark; paint; portray; sketch
représenter depict; describe; paint; picture; portray be in sympathy with; conceive; depict; draw; feel; feel empathy for; imagine; impersonate; intend; interpret; paint; personify; portray; represent; sketch; sympathise; sympathize; think
- depict; envision; fancy; figure; image; project; render; see; show; visualise; visualize
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
image numérique digital image; image; picture

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Related Definitions for "picture":

  1. graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface1
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre1
  2. a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material1
  3. a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface1
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding1
  4. a typical example of some state or quality1
    • the very picture of a modern general1
    • she was the picture of despair1
  5. a clear and telling mental image1
    • he had no clear picture of himself or his world1
  6. the visible part of a television transmission1
    • they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone1
  7. illustrations used to decorate or explain a text1
    • the dictionary had many pictures1
  8. a graphic or vivid verbal description1
    • the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland1
  9. a situation treated as an observable object1
    • the political picture is favorable1
  10. imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind1
  11. show in, or as in, a picture1
  12. A pictorial graphic such as a digital photograph or illustration.2

Wiktionary Translations for picture:

  1. representation of visible reality produced by drawing, etc
  2. photograph
  3. informal: cinema
  1. Représentation d’objets (sens général)
  2. Image.
  3. Peinture déplaçable
  4. Vue dont l’aspect donne une impression pittoresque ou pénible
  1. Se représenter quelque chose dans l’esprit.

Cross Translation:
picture tableau; image Bild — (künstlerische) zweidimensionale Darstellung und Wiedergabe in Form eines Gemäldes, einer Zeichnung etc. oder
picture photo; photographie BildFotografie
picture idée BildVorstellung
picture photo; photographie Foto — mit Hilfe eines Fotoapparat erzeugtes Bild
picture toile; tableau; peinture Gemälde — ein auf einen Träger (etwa eine Leinwand) aufgebrachtes Bild
picture film film — een opname van bewegende beelden die een verhaal vertelt

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