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  Words related to describe

Related / Similar Words: identify, discover, key, key out, distinguish, name, report, account, depict, draw, trace, line, delineate

 

Definition:
  • identify as in botany or biology, for example;
  • to give an account or representation of in words; "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental";
  • give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack";
  • make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand";

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    Hyponyms: represent, delineate, sketch, outline, adumbrate, construct, inscribe, circumscribe, write

     

    Grouped Verbs: draw

     

    Entailments: classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate

     

    Derivational Morphology: name, naming, designation, identification, identity, explanation, account, description, report, study, written report, news report, story, write up, word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisation, limning, line drawing, portrayal, line, outline, lineation, drawing, tracing, trace, tracer

     

     
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