Definition of photograph in English:

photograph

noun

  • A picture made using a camera, in which an image is focused onto film or other light-sensitive material and then made visible and permanent by chemical treatment, or stored digitally.

    • ‘Her recollections are intercut with her own evocative photographs and films.’
    • ‘He took photographs using a telephoto lens and used binoculars to inspect the general state of the roofing and tiling.’
    • ‘I raised my camera to take a photograph of this to send to Midland Mainline.’
    • ‘Mo came round today with her digital camera and took a photograph of what will probably be my image on the publicity.’
    • ‘To take the photographs, the camera had to be set on a long exposure, which reduced any movement to a blur.’
    • ‘The wide space provided as border for each picture puts the focus on the photograph.’
    • ‘When the first photographs from his Brownie camera had come back all those years ago, he had been thrilled.’
    • ‘The first photograph was a picture of two boys, both looking around six years old.’
    • ‘In police custody, his solicitors came with a digital camera and took nineteen photographs of his injuries.’
    • ‘This short film trilogy brings together my thoughts on photography and photographs.’
    • ‘Imagine you've never seen a photograph before; imagine cameras haven't been invented.’
    • ‘A beaming Sam was caught on camera in the photograph published in last Saturday's Observer.’
    • ‘These cameras take two photographs to cover just this sort of well known and understood radar anomaly.’
    • ‘His manipulation of press photographs and focus on celebrity anticipated Pop Art.’
    • ‘Thus, the protest against the Vietnam War was mobilized by images such as the photograph by Huynh Cong Ut.’
    • ‘From time to time I get a few queries about my photographs, my camera and techniques.’
    • ‘Away from the film and photographs, the music conjures up images of its own.’
    • ‘At the top of the page, slightly cut off, one can see two or three other photographs which are not material.’
    • ‘I took lots of photographs, mostly on film but a handful on the digital camera to provide an immediate record.’
    • ‘It did not prove possible to make photographs using the antique camera itself.’
    picture, photo, shot, snap, snapshot, likeness, image, portrait, study, print, slide, transparency, negative, positive, plate, film, bromide, frame, exposure, still, proof, enlargement
    enprint
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verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • 1 Take a photograph of.

    take someone's photo, take someone's picture, get a picture of, take a picture of, get a snap of, get a snapshot of, take a snap of, take a snapshot of, take, snap, shoot, get a shot of, take a shot of, take a likeness of, record, film, capture on celluloid, capture on film, record on celluloid, record on film
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    1. 1.1[no object] Appear in a particular way when in a photograph.
      ‘that cityscape photographs well’
      • ‘"You’ll see that I photograph poorly," she says.’
      • ‘She had an ear-to-ear gamine grin and a good figure, and photographed well.’

Pronunciation:

photograph

/ˈfōdəˌɡraf/