Definition of photo in English:

photo

noun

  • 1A photograph.

    • ‘My husband and our then next door neighbour took pictures of those photos on loan to the exhibition.’
    • ‘A few days before this, a man came to the studio with a photo of his wife and asked to have the picture tattooed on his arm.’
    • ‘There was a peculiar little sequence when Heather pointed to a montage of photos in a frame.’
    • ‘As he walks out again with my newspaper, I snap a photo of him with the zoom lens.’
    • ‘Send us your sports stories and photos, pictures of your fun night out or your school reunion.’
    • ‘When my dad moved to France he left a lot of things behind, one of which was a fat blue case full of photos and slides.’
    • ‘The competition question was: can you guess what is pictured in the photo below?’
    • ‘British law traditionally dictates that you have no rights to your own image if the photo is shot from public ground.’
    • ‘Images of his photos keep running in my head until I wake up the next morning.’
    • ‘She had hoped to frame the photos and put them in the home's television room.’
    • ‘Please send a photographer and take a photo to publish in News Shopper.’
    • ‘It was too bizarre to pass up, so I grabbed my camera and started snapping photos.’
    • ‘Some things are still working, as you can see from the photos in this online image gallery.’
    • ‘Hovering the mouse over a photo enlarges it, and you can then click to be taken to the file or the appropriate website.’
    • ‘Gareth and Will's photos are printed on sugar sheets stuck on the muffins, so they are edible.’
    • ‘If I can decorate this site with all kinds of photos I'll post pictures of the car.’
    • ‘Behind her is the same half-finished painting which appeared in a previous photo of her studio.’
    • ‘He asked residents to send in any photos, slides or images of the area from bygone days.’
    • ‘I have no intention of making contact or sending photos and I have no interest in having any back.’
    • ‘As a photographer took his photo and the flashbulb went off, the child screamed loudly.’
    picture, shot, snap, snapshot, likeness, image, portrait, study, print, slide, transparency, negative, positive, plate, film, bromide, frame, exposure, still, proof, enlargement
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    1. 1.1informal A photo finish.
      • ‘It was a photo for place and she took third.’
      • ‘Unfortunately for them, it was a photo for fourth place.’

Pronunciation

photo

/ˈfəʊtəʊ/