Photo vs Hello - What's the difference?

photo | hello |

As nouns the difference between photo and hello

is that photo is while hello is "!" or an equivalent greeting.

As an interjection hello is


As a verb hello is

to greet with "hello".




(en noun)
  • Photograph.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Catherine Clabby
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= Focus on Everything , passage=Not long ago, it was difficult to produce photographs of tiny creatures with every part in focus. That’s because the lenses that are excellent at magnifying tiny subjects produce a narrow depth of field. A photo processing technique called focus stacking has changed that.}}


    (en verb)
  • To take a photograph.
  • * [1956] 1992 ed., The Complete Lyrics of Cole Porter []
  • What fun to be photoed together, / What luck for a break so opportune. / Oh, what a lark / To be posed in the park / Underneath the adolescent crescent of the moon.
  • * 1998, Hans Schmidt, Maverick Marine []
  • He even had himself photoed helping to hold one of the fire-hose.
  • * 2000, Salman Rushdie, The Ground Beneath Her Feet []
  • Always photoing exits. What are all these ways out but rehearsals for his own?

    See also

    * photo- * photosensitive * photosynthesis, photosynthesize * photogenic * photocell * photo finish * photo opportunity * snapshot ----



    Alternative forms

    * hallo * hilloa (obsolete) * hullo (UK)


    (en interjection)
  • * , chapter=7
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients , passage=I made a speaking trumpet of my hands and commenced to whoop “Ahoy!” and “Hello!'” at the top of my lungs.
  • (colloquial)
  • Usage notes

    * The greeting hello is among the most generic and neutral in use. It may be heard in nearly all social situations and in nearly all walks of life, and is unlikely to cause offense.


    * (greeting) ** g'day, hey, hi, ** hallo, hi, hiya, ey up ** hallo, hey, hi, howdy ** how's it going, hey, hi ** howzit ** (slang) wassup, what's up, yo, sup * See also


    * (greeting) bye, goodbye

    Derived terms


    See also

    * * (wikipedia "hello")


    (en noun)
  • "!" or an equivalent greeting.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=April 29, author=Stephanie Rosenbloom, title=A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=In many new buildings, though, neighbors are venturing beyond tight-lipped hellos at the mailbox.}}


    * greeting


    (en verb)
  • To greet with "hello".
  • * 2013 , Ivan Doig, English Creek (page 139)
  • I had to traipse around somewhat, helloing' people and being ' helloed , before I spotted my mother and my father, sharing shade and a spread blanket with Pete and Marie Reese and Toussaint Rennie near the back of the park.
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