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pro·file

profile

 
 
pronunciation:
pro faIl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an outline or view from the side, esp. of a human face and head.
 
similar words:
biography, contour, features, outline, picture, portrait, silhouette, sketch, skyline, vignette
definition 2: a visual depiction of such an outline.
similar words:
bust, contour, face, figure, form, line, lineament, picture, portrait, silhouette, sketch
definition 3: a written or visual representation or analysis of specified or salient characteristics of a person, group, pattern of behavior, or the like.
the company's sales profile
similar words:
analysis, brief, capsule, portrait, sketch, study, survey, synopsis
definition 4: a brief or partial biography that describes only the most notable or most important facts.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: profiled, profiles, profiling
definition: to make a written or visual profile of.
synonyms:
outline
similar words:
caricature, describe, draw, picture, portray, silhouette, sketch, vignette
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