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IM'AGE, n. L. imago.

1. A representation or similitude of any person or thing, formed of a material substance as an image wrought out of stone, wood or wax.

Whose is this image and superscription? Matthew 22

2. A statue.
3. An idol the representation of any person or thing, that is an object of worship. The second commandment forbids the worship of images.
4. The likeness of any thing on canvas a picture a resemblance painted.
5. Any copy, representation or likeness.

The child is the image of its mother.

6. Semblance show appearance.

The face of things a frightful image bears.

7. An idea a representation of any thing to the mind a conception a picture drawn by fancy.

Can we conceive

Image of aught delightful, soft or great?

8. In rhetoric, a lively description of any thing in discourse, which presents a kind of picture to the mind.
9. In optics, the figure of any object, made by rays of light proceeding from the several points of it. Thus a mirror reflects the image of a person standing before it, as does water in a vessel or stream, when undisturbed.

IM'AGE, To imagine to copy by the imagination to form a likeness in the mind by the fancy or recollection.

And image charms he must behold no more.

Bibliography Information
Entry for 'Image'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​kjd/​i/image.html.
 
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