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 describe describe

verb

  • ( ) give a description of  ( depict, describe, draw )
    give a description of
     He drew an elaborate plan of attack
    He drew an elaborate plan of attack
  • ( ) to give an account or representation of in words  ( account, describe, report )
    to give an account or representation of in words
     Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental
    Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental
  • ( ) identify as in botany or biology, for example  ( describe, discover, distinguish, identify, key, key out, name )
    identify as in botany or biology, for example
  • ( ) make a mark or lines on a surface  ( delineate, describe, draw, line, trace )
    make a mark or lines on a surface
     draw a line
    draw a line
     trace the outline of a figure in the sand
    trace the outline of a figure in the sand


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