photograph definition, meaning - what is photograph in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “photograph”

See all translations

photograph

noun [C] uk   /ˈfəʊ.tə.ɡrɑːf/  us   /ˈfoʊ.t̬oʊ.ɡræf/ (informal photo)
A2 a picture produced using a camera: a colour/black-and-white photograph aerial photographs nude photographs My parents took a lot of photographs of us when we were small.
More examples

photograph

verb [T] uk   /ˈfəʊ.tə.ɡrɑːf/  us   /ˈfoʊ.t̬oʊ.ɡræf/
B2 to take a picture using a camera: I prefer photographing people rather than places. [+ obj + -ing verb ] MacKay was photographed leaving the building.photograph well/badly to appear attractive/unattractive in photographs
More examples
Translations of “photograph”
in Arabic صورة…
in Korean 사진…
in Malaysian gambar foto…
in French photographie…
in Turkish fotoğraf…
in Italian fotografia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 照片,相片…
in Russian фотография…
in Polish zdjęcie, fotografia…
in Vietnamese bức ảnh…
in Spanish fotografía…
in Portuguese fotografia, foto…
in Thai ภาพถ่าย…
in German die Fotografie…
in Catalan fotografia…
in Japanese 写真…
in Indonesian foto…
in Chinese (Simplified) 照片,像片…
(Definition of photograph from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of photograph?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “photograph” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

gale-force

(of winds) very strong

Word of the Day

They sometimes go here and they never go there: using adverbs of frequency

by Liz Walter,
April 29, 2015
Sometimes, always, often, never: these are some of the most common words in English.  Unfortunately, they are also some of the words that cause the most problems for students. Many of my students put them in the wrong place, often because that’s where they go in their own languages. They say things

Read More 

Evel abbreviation

May 04, 2015
English votes for English laws; the idea that only English (as opposed to Scottish, Welsh or Irish) MPs should be allowed to vote for laws that affect only England Yet these are the two principal constitutional proposals that have come from the Conservative party in its kneejerk response to Ukip’s English nationalism and

Read More