noun 1 a painting, drawing, or photograph. 2 an image on a television screen. 3 a cinema film. 4 (the pictures) the cinema. 5 an impression formed from an account or description. 6 informal a state of being fully informed: in the picture.
verb 1 represent in a picture. 2 form a mental image of.
PHRASES be (or look) a picture 1 be beautiful. 2 look amusingly startled. (as) pretty as a picture very pretty.