Noun – Image
1 (count) : a picture that is produced by a camera, artist, mirror, etc.
She studied her image in the mirror.
The kids sat staring at the images on the TV screen.
painters capturing images of war
black-and-white images of the city
2 (count) : a mental picture : the thought of how something looks or might look
I can’t get the image (of the accident) out of my mind.
When you told the story I got this image (in my mind) of you as a child.
His poem evokes images of the sea and warm summer days.
3 : the idea that people have about someone or something
She is worried about what motherhood will do to her image (=reputation) as a rock star.
He is trying hard to improve/protect his image.
The law suit has negatively affected the company’s public image.
a tarnished corporate image
a politician who cares more about image than about telling the truth
a : the form or appearance of someone or something
“…God created man in his own image…”
b : someone who looks very much like another person
He’s the (very/living) image of his father. (=he looks like his father)
c : someone who looks very much like a certain kind of person
She was the (very) image of a successful businesswoman.
5 (count) : an interesting or memorable way of showing or describing something in a book, movie, etc.
The book contains many striking/startling images.
6 (count) : a statue or picture that is made to look like a person or thing
Her image still hangs on their living room wall.
images carved in stone