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big picture

SEE DEFINITION OF big picture

Synonyms for big picture

  • essence
  • approach
  • attack
  • broad view
  • idea
  • master plan
  • overall view
  • picture
  • plan of attack
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BIG PICTURE

I was painting my big picture—I wish you'd come and see it, by the way.

It is to the big picture what the short story is to the novel.

You will guess that I am now ambitious of getting to grips again with the big picture.

It was down there he painted the big picture of her a standin' by the big spring.

The big picture is conspicuous, forming the centre of the line on that wall.

It made him feel blue, and his big picture, which had seemed so promising the day before, looked hopelessly bad in this new mood.

Then he met her in the street, and begged her to come and pose for a head in his big picture, which he had taken up once more.

Yet he was big enough to paint a big picture, and he was not so homely as to frighten away all beautiful women.

Frantzis was as unconcerned as an artist painting a big picture in his studio.

The general returned to staring out the big picture window overlooking the prison compound.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BIG PICTURE

ball game

nounhow things stand
  • big picture
  • full particulars
  • ins and outs
  • lay of the land
  • the score
  • whole picture

design

nounintention

diagram

noundrawing, sketch of form or plan
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