Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb, noun

Definitions: (verb) If you image something, you create an image of it. (noun) An image is the good or bad opinion about someone or something. (noun) An image is something you can see or imagine that looks like the real thing.

Examples: (verb) This is the moon’s surface at the Apollo 17 site, imaged by the Apollo 17 astronauts. (noun) We should be trying to create an image of the company as helpful and friendly. (noun) The image in the mirror was not how she saw herself. (noun) The image on the screen reminded him of the town where he grew up.

Synonyms: nouns: picture, appearance, figure. view, idea, impression. verbs: illustrate, photograph.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 5 E