image ( images plural )
1 n-count If you have an image of something or someone, you have a picture or idea of them in your mind.
usu with supp
The image of art theft as a gentleman's crime is outdated...
2 n-count The image of a person, group, or organization is the way that they appear to other people.
oft with poss
The tobacco industry has been trying to improve its image.
3 n-count An image is a picture of someone or something.
FORMAL ...photographic images of young children...
4 n-count An image is a poetic description of something.
FORMAL The natural images in the poem are meant to be suggestive of realities beyond themselves.
5 If you are the image of someone else, you look very much like them.
be the image of sb phrase V inflects
Marianne's son was the image of his father.
mirror image →
spitting image →
brand image ( brand images plural ) The brand image of a particular brand of product is the image or impression that people have of it, usually created by advertising. (BUSINESS) n-count
Few products have brand images anywhere near as strong as Levi's.
mirror image ( mirror images plural ) , mirror-image If something is a mirror image of something else, it is like a reflection of it, either because it is exactly the same or because it is the same but reversed. n-count oft N of n
I saw in him a mirror image of my younger self...
self-image ( self-images plural ) Your self-image is the set of ideas you have about your own qualities and abilities. n-count usu sing
Children who have a positive self-image are less likely to present behaviour and discipline problems.