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describe

de·scribe

describe

 
 
pronunciation:
dih skraIb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: described, describes, describing
definition 1: to tell about; give a verbal account of.
She described the sights of the city in beautiful detail.When the waiter described the dishes, they sounded delicious.
synonyms:
portray, tell about
similar words:
characterize, chronicle, delineate, detail, narrate, qualify, recount, relate, report
definition 2: to draw the outline of; delineate.
a line that describes an arc
synonyms:
delineate, outline
similar words:
define, depict, draw, illustrate, picture, portray, sketch, trace
derivation: describable (adj.)
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