impression


impression
noun
1 idea/feeling/opinion about sth
ADJECTIVE
distinct, firm (esp. BrE), strong
main, overriding, overwhelming
clear, vivid
fleeting, vague
accurate
distorted, erroneous, false, misleading, mistaken, wrong
good

The model gives a good impression of what the building will look like.

favourable/favorable
bad
negative, positive
opposite
early, first, immediate, initial

First impressions can be misleading.

final
general, overall
widespread

There is a widespread impression that schooling needs to be improved.

visual
public
personal, subjective
VERB + IMPRESSION
form, gain, get, have, receive

I got the distinct impression that you disliked her.

convey, create, give (sb), leave sb with, provide (sb with)

The book leaves you with a distorted impression of politics.

maintain

She was trying to maintain the impression that she was in control.

confirm
heighten, reinforce, strengthen, support
avoid

It was difficult to avoid the impression that he was assisting them for selfish reasons.

correct

I must correct a false impression that I gave you just now.

change

Her performance did little to change my impression of her.

record

She recorded her impressions of the city in her diary.

share

He shared his impressions of a recent visit to Japan.

IMPRESSION + VERB
count

When it comes to finding a partner, first impressions do count.

PREPOSITION
under a/the impression

I was under the impression that you weren't coming until tomorrow.

impression about

I had the wrong impression about him.

impression as to

mistaken impressions as to the strength of the market

2 effect that an experience/person has on sb/sth
ADJECTIVE
big, deep, great, huge, powerful, profound, strong, tremendous
superficial
abiding (BrE), indelible, lasting
excellent, favourable/favorable, good, great
bad, poor, unfavourable/unfavorable
false, misleading, wrong
right

If you want to create the right impression, I suggest you wear a suit.

first, immediate

The new player failed to make an immediate impression on the team.

VERB + IMPRESSION
create, leave, make
PREPOSITION
impression on, impression upon

The day's events left a lasting impression on them.

3 drawing
ADJECTIVE
artist's
VERB + IMPRESSION
issue (BrE)

The police have issued an artist's impression of the attacker.

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4 amusing copy of sb
ADJECTIVE
good
funny
VERB + IMPRESSION
do

He does some very good impressions of movie stars.

5 mark left on an object
VERB + IMPRESSION
bear

The wax bore the impression of a sailing ship.


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  • Impression — Im*pres sion, n. [F. impression, L. impressio.] 1. The act of impressing, or the state of being impressed; the communication of a stamp, mold, style, or character, by external force or by influence. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is impressed;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Impression — Sf Eindruck per. Wortschatz fremd. Erkennbar fremd (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. impression oder von l. impressio. Dieses ist Abstraktum zu l. imprimere (impressum) eindrücken aus l. premere pressen und l. in . Hiervon abgeleitet (nach… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Impression — kann bezeichnen: einen persönlichen Eindruck, siehe Subjektivität eine Page Impression (Seitenabruf) im Internet eine Ad Impression im Internet eine Kopie auf einer Indigo Digitaldruckmaschine von Hewlett Packard (entspricht „Click“ bei anderen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • impression — (n.) late 14c., mark produced by pressure, also image produced in the mind or emotions, from O.Fr. impression print, stamp; a pressing on the mind, from L. impressionem (nom. impressio) onset, attack, figuratively perception, lit. a pressing into …   Etymology dictionary

  • impression — [im presh′ən] n. [ME impressioun < OFr impression < L impressio] 1. the act of impressing 2. a result or effect of impressing; specif., a) a mark, imprint, etc. made by physical pressure b) an effect produced, as on the mind or senses, by… …   English World dictionary


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