Translation of image in Spanish:

image

imagen, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈɪmɪdʒ//ˈɪmɪdʒ/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(picture)

      imagen feminine
      image processor procesador de imágenes
      • Kathleen, a silversmith, has used silver and other metals to create everything from vases to 2D images and sculpture.
      • The ‘Groundview’ series of paintings uses different images to represent the ground as space.
      • I had to hack off some heads, turn the images into formal, sculpturesque forms, which was not my intent.
      • Viewed from a contemporary design vantage point, the images represent an interesting study in contrasts.
      • Everyone sees different things in the paintings, interpreting images according to their experience.
      • This is an episode from the Mahabharatha and is based on a ritual in which Bhima kills Duryodhana represented as an image in clay.
      • One window - in stained glass - is a representational image of the moorland around the Brontë shrine.
      • The images represent the spirits of people of African descent who died in the Middle Passage or later in the Americas.
      • Abstract paintings abandon images of the external world, speaking instead directly to people's internal thought processes.
      • Around the walls women are painting images depicting the horror and suffering of the war.
      • The motifs and figures represented include polychrome images of bison, masks, and quadrilateral signs of unknown meaning.
      • The images are sculpted in bronze and achieve a rich antique green petina colour.
      • Painting images from the head instead of sitting down and sketching what's in front of me seems certainly to lend weight to the argument.
      • To those who know his work, he is a genius - a sculptor who creates life-like images of outback symbols.
      • The images seem minimalist, using few lines to represent detailed images and also exclude deep shading.
      • There were sketches and paintings and collages and images of the tsunami disaster.
      • Like the sculpture, the images represent a very naive viewpoint in the art world.
      • He covered people with gold and silver foil, posing as images in heroic sculptures.
      • He recalls being awestruck by these images, especially the paintings of St. Mary and St. George.
      • Her images represent the transformations of the country and its people.

    • 1.2(mental picture)

      imagen feminine
      the image most people have of the French la imagen que la mayoría de la gente tiene de los franceses
      • I had a sudden image of you leaving de repente te vi yéndote
      • I suddenly get a mental image of him pulling out of a Arizona truck stop and burning away down the open highway blasting vintage gay house.
      • She immediately stopped smoking; the image of those nasty lungs was burned into her brain forever.
      • More than any other, there is deconstructionism, according to which the images and ideas that constitute culture are deconstructed.
      • It was enough to allow him a mental image of what he expected to see.
      • A couple minutes later the lights returned and images appeared in her head.
      • The poem has been quite cathartic because I have had all those ideas for the images in my head for years.
      • This brings to mind some disturbing mental images.
      • His mental image is not a representation of a tree.
      • Any image or idea we have of God is certainly inadequate, probably inaccurate, and possibly misleading.
      • The brain requires practice at forming those mental images in order to absorb increasingly complex or abstract ideas in later life.
      • Capital and labour flow at different rates in different directions, as do images and ideas.

  • 2

    (public persona)
    imagen feminine
    to change one's image cambiar de imagen
    • corporate image imagen corporativa / de empresa
    • before noun image builder / maker creadora de imagen
    • image building creación de imagen
    • image consultant asesora de imagen
  • 3

    • 3.1(likeness)

      imagen feminine
      God created man in his own image Dios creó al hombre a su imagen y semejanza
      • to be the spitting image/ spit and image of sb ser la viva imagen / el vivo retrato de algn
      • In the 1980s the two institutions launched a crusade to remake the world in the image of the free market.
      • They say that this has not just begun to happen: actually it was the dead who built the upper Eusapia, in the image of their city.
      • Our rights do, in fact, come from the fact that we are created in the image of our creator.
      • We are reconfiguring the past in the image of our times.
      • Songs built in the image of the seven-inch pop song, their length still dictated by the old format, continue to be at the centre of the pop world.
      • They then try to recreate themselves in the image of their role models.
      • Part of the uniqueness of humanity, beings created in the image of God, is our instinct to seek and to enjoy the pleasures of seeking.
      • We're made in the image of the Maker and itch to find some way to create.
      • They want to spoil the divine likeness of man made in the image of God.
      • For some it was a matter of pride, one small country helping to create a world empire in the image of Rome.
      • We can indeed see this suggested in the biblical statement about human beings made in the image of God.
      • To be in the image of God is to bear the stamp or outline of God.
      • The gilded silver pinhead, styled in the image of a bird of prey, is one of a handful of examples discovered in Britain and will go on display in London.
      • Remarkably, after a few meetings with Griffith, she became a Nationalist in the image of Griffith.
      • Christians and Jews are able to claim that our dignity rests upon being created in imagio dei, in the image of God.
      • We've been negligent in our examination of what it means to be re-created in the image of Christ.
      • The huge influx of cash at the turn of the millennium led to the whole Web being built in the image of the Bay area.
      • His is the pure logic of fiction, shaping a world in the image of the art that depicts it.
      • As a manager, a team is very much in the image of yourself.
      • Unfortunately, following the old adage that mothers raise their sons in the image of the men they wish they had married, our mums refuse to give up on us.

    • 3.2(embodiment)

      viva imagen feminine
      personificación feminine
      they looked the image of happiness eran la viva imagen de la felicidad

  • 4

    Literature
    imagen feminine
  • 5

    (statue)
    imagen feminine

transitive verb

  • 1

    (make image of)
    representar
    • The leaders of the opposition used the October 24 general strike as a platform to improve their public image.
    • The entry points to the open space will be well defined with landscape elements and will be treated in such a manner as to present an image of public space.
    • The market tends to be suspicious of sudden attempts to change the nature of the product or the image of the organisation.
    • Coupled with a desire for change in the image of the police is one for improved relations with the public.
    • But this festival in Marrakech is as important for the image of Morocco as it is for the careers of the stars.
    • It is totally up to the prosecutors themselves to ease such public doubt and present a transformed image of the prosecution.
    • In India the term is used for the younger generation of people who present a hip image.
    • They each projected a public image that wasn't purely fiction, but there was a heavily invented element to it.
    • The image of an injury-ravaged bunch bravely battling against cruel fate is not a bad one to project if you want to dampen expectations about your chances.
    • It said it ‘tarnished the image of the university’ and was ‘devastated’ by the claims.
    • I smiled a lot and presented an image to the public that all was fine.
    • This year the Tidy Towns Committee would like to see a greater effort being made amongst the local community to enchant the image of the town.
    • These commercials often incorporate the image of pop and movie stars to give their houses the proper sense of glamour and affluence.
    • He's already starting out with the image of being a liberal from Massachusetts, and all of that type of baggage.
    • There have been attempts to present a more open image to the public.
    • Similar results were found for the image of the agriculture and food industry as a whole.
    • If the players think they are enhancing the image of the game by binge drinking, or worse, then the game will always tetter on the edge of disaster.
    • Within the past five years, a revolution in the image of dieting has taken place.
    • Using a limited amount of space, an artist creates a visual to convey the music inside, which not only has to sell the album but the image of the band as well.
    • But local politicians believe the arrival of the travellers tainted the image of the medieval attraction.
    • Woolf evidently responded to the gypsy figure as an image for desire between women.
    • I asked him how these Christian images arose in what was, after all, secular writing for a general audience.
    • Metaphorical images are so effective due to the social and natural contexts in which we acquire or learn their meanings.
    • In this way he used the image of ghetto as a metaphor for Jewish social and moral conditions.
    • In line two Valery repeats sounds that echo those of previous stanzas and words that recall earlier images.
    • From the body of work represented by the book as a whole, the figure of a small boy emerges as an image of the struggle to speak.
    • White Teeth uses as its central metaphor the image of a white soldier fighting black men in the jungle.
    • In Hosea, the sexual images are equally clear and far less strident.
    • The poem opens hyperbolically with an image of an innocent young nymph who spends her days reclining in the grass.
    • So also, in Catholic and Orthodox Christianity is the image of the Mother and Child.
    • When Jesus describes himself as shepherd-esque, he echoes the images of Ezekiel 34.
    • In the West we know her as a poet of witty conceits and memorable images.
    • Evidently, only the images and metaphors of fiction could do justice to the welter of searing impressions.
    • This identity, in a culture of affluence, is no better declared than through the biblical image of the steward.
    • To use another biblical image, God did not choose to wash the earth clean in a flood again.
    • In other words, for all the images and metaphors music often presents us with, an album cover is its tangible embodiment.
    • And of course, garden images in the parables struck a chord with an ancient community so dependent on the harvest to survive.
    • I listened for recurring images, words, metaphors, and contradictions in the narrative.
    • Numerous New Testament images echo the belonging and counting of everyone.
    • The words pour forth like lava, steadily and ominously, packed with gritty images and metaphors.
    • They are the enemy, and it is the nature of the enemy to show you false images and idols.
    • They are implored to destroy the carved images and idols of the inhabitants, and to possess and settle the land given to the Jews by God.
    • Antique finish, white metal and black metal idols (mostly images of deities) too have been exhibited.
    • I also don't know of any religion that has no idol or image of its God.
    • Mystics throughout the ages have understood how the holy fire burns away the superficial images and idols we erect.
    • If an image is automatically an idol, why did God tell Israel to have graven images of cherubim on the Ark of the Covenant?
    • Until recently, sandblasting was the method used to clean various stone idols, images, and pillars.
    • While the church saw the importance of art as a method of instruction, it also faced a biblical injunction against images.
  • 2

    (form mental image of)
    hacerse una imagen mental de