US: /ˈɪmədʒ/, /ˈɪmɪdʒ/
UK: /ˈɪmɪd‍ʒ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

image /'imidʤ/
  • danh từ
    • hình, hình ảnh, ảnh (trong gương...)
      • read image: ảnh thực
      • virtual image: ảo ảnh
    • vật giống hệt (vật khác); người giống hệt (người khác)
      • he is the very image of his father: anh ta giống bố như hệt
    • hình tượng
      • to speak in images: nói bằng nhiều hình tượng
    • tượng, thần tượng, thánh tượng
    • ý niệm, ý tưởng, quan niệm
    • tượng trưng, điển hình, hiện thân (của cái gì)
      • he is the image of industriousness: anh ta hiện thân của sự cần cù
  • ngoại động từ
    • vẽ hình
    • phản ánh (như ở trong gương)
    • hình dung, tưởng tượng ra
      • to image something to oneself: hình dung cái gì trong óc mình
    • mô tả sinh động, mô tả bằng hình tượng
    • là tượng trưng của, là điển hình của, là hiện thân của, tượng trưng cho (cái gì)

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [C, U] the impression that a person, an organization or a product, etc. gives to the public: His public image is very different from the real person. + The advertisements are intended to improve the company's image. + Image is very important in the music world. + stereotyped images of women in children's books
2 [C] a mental picture that you have of what sb/sth is like or looks like: images of the past + I always had an image of her standing by that particular window.
3 [C] (formal) a copy of sb/sth in the form of a picture or statue: Images of deer and hunters decorate the cave walls. + a wooden image of the Hindu god Ganesh + In the Bible it states that humans were created in the image of God.
4 [C] a picture of sb/sth seen in a mirror, through a camera, or on a television or computer: He stared at his own image reflected in the water. + Slowly, an image began to appear on the screen.
5 [C] a word or phrase that describes sth in an imaginative way: poetic images of the countryside
Idioms: be the image of sb
be the very / living / spitting image of sb to be very similar to, or almost exactly like sb/sth else: He's the spitting image of his father.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 likeness, representation, picture, sculpture, statue, effigy, figure, portrait, simulacrum; icon or ikon, idol, graven image, fetish, tiki:
Images of Bol¡var can be seen in every town square in Venezuela. The tribesmen still worshipped golden images of their gods
2 epitome, duplicate, copy, counterpart, facsimile, replica, double, twin, Doppelgänger, clone, Colloq spitting image or spit and image, (dead) ringer:
He's the image of father. He stared at his image in the mirror.
3 impression, concept, conception, perception, idea, perception, notion, mental picture:
You are quite different from my image of you.
4 epitome, representative, model, (typical) example, essence, archetype, embodiment, incarnation, personification, materialization, reification, corporealization:
For us, she was the very image of what a leader should be.
5 figure (of speech), trope, metaphor, allusion, simile, symbol:
The poem contains images that are obscure unless you know Greek myths.
6 form, appearance, likeness, guise, semblance, aspect, mould, cast:
Man claims to be created in God's image.

Collocation dictionary

1 impression of sb/sth given to the public


positive | negative | upmarket | downmarket | tarnished
The party needs to clean up its somewhat tarnished image.
| clean-cut, girl-next-door, wholesome
She was aiming for a wholesome, girl-next-door image.
| macho | hackneyed
the hackneyed image of the poor student
| media, public, screen
In real life she looks nothing like her screen image.
| brand, corporate
Champagne houses owe their success to brand image.


The company needs to create a new image for itself.
| present, project, promote
a book which presents positive images of older people
| aim for, go for | change | clean up, enhance, improve, polish, revive
an effort to improve the organization's public image
| keep up, live up to
The group has failed to live up to its macho image.
| discard, shed
The industry is trying to shed its negative image.
| tarnish

2 mental picture of sb/sth


powerful, vivid | sudden
She had a sudden mental image of herself in a wedding dress.
| positive | negative | distorted
the distorted images in his dreams
| popular | stereotyped/stereotypical | mental | literary, poetic | dream


have | conjure up, summon up
Dieting always seems to conjure up images of endless cottage cheese salads. the ability to summon up images in the mind
| build up
I like to build up images of the characters and setting before I start to write.
| use | reinforce
Treating disabled people like children only reinforces negative images of disability.


~ from
images from his past

3 copy


living, spitting
He's the spitting image of his father!
| mirror
Charity was a mirror image of her twin. (figurative) The return journey was almost a mirror image of the outward one (= the same things happened in the reverse order).

4 picture


disturbing, poignant, powerful, striking
powerful and disturbing images of the war
| visual
The visual image is steadily replacing the written word.
| flickering, moving
flickering images on a screen
| still
the use of still and moving video images
| colour | black-and-white, monochrome | photographic, video | screen
Each illustration is displayed as a complete screen image.
| digital | graven
(literary) It was forbidden to worship graven (= carved)images.
| religious | pornographic


the images produced on laser printers
| capture, scan
She longed to capture the image on film.
| edit | display, show
the pixel information used to display a digital image
| store
You can store these images in a separate computer file.
| juxtapose
The display juxtaposed images from serious and popular art.


show sth
heat images that show where most of the activity in the brain is


capture, processing | database
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Concise English dictionary

+an iconic mental representation
+a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
+(Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
+a standard or typical example
+language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
+someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
+the general impression that something (a person or organization or product) presents to the public
+a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)
+imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind