n. A likeness or similitude of a person, animal, or thing; any representation of form or features, but more especially one of the entire figure, as by sculpture or modeling; a statue, effigy, bust, relief, intaglio, portrait, etc.: as, an image in stone, bronze, clay, or wax; a painted or stamped image; to worship idolatrous images.n. A natural similitude, reproduction, or counterpart; that which constitutes an essential representation, copy, or likeness: as, the child is the very image of its mother.n. A concrete mental object, not derived from direct perception, but the product of the imagination; a mental picture.n. Semblance; show; appearance; aspect.n. In rhetoric, a metaphor so expanded as to present a complete likeness or picture to the mind; a similitude wrought out by description; an illustrative comparison: as, a metaphor suggests a likeness, but an image paints it with a few verbal touches.n. An optical counterpart or appearance of an object, such as is produced by reflection from a mirror, refraction by a lens, or the passage of luminous rays through a small aperture. See vision, mirror, and lens.n. In mathematics, when imaginary quantities are represented by points on a plane, a point representing any given function of a quantity represented by another point, the former point is said to be the image of the latter.To form an image of; represent by an image; reflect the likeness of; mirror: as, mountains imaged in the peaceful lake.To present to the mental vision; exhibit a mental picture of; portray to the imagination.To form a likeness of in the mind; call up a mental image or perception of; imagine.To be like; resemble: as, he imaged his brother.n. Images (as of a candle flame) reflected from the anterior and posterior surfaces of the crystalline lens and from the front of the cornea. The middle image (that from the anterior surface of the lens) varies in size and position as the eye is alternately accommodated for a farther and a nearer point.