Describe Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Describe

To portray is to depict or describe something or someone in a certain way.
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Specify is to clearly identify, or to make a fixed demand for a specific thing.
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To describe the qualities or peculiarities of:
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To show or contain a distinguishing characteristic of; distinguish:
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To decorate (an initial letter or word) with designs, tracings, etc. of gold, silver, or bright colors
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To explain or clarify something:
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To make an epitome of; sum up.
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To provide (a text) with explanatory or decorative images:
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To find out; learn of the existence of; realize
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To differentiate (an element, atom, etc.) by introducing a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass that may be readily traced through a complex process
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Tell is defined as to communicate in words.
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To mention, describe, or treat individually; itemize or specify.
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To give an explanation
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To establish or recognize the identity of; ascertain as a certain person or thing:
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To send by special messenger or rapid transport:
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To read (descriptive or narrative passages), as in a documentary film
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To record in or in the form of a historical record.
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(Computer graphics) To transform (a model) into a display on the screen or other media.
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To write or provide an account or summation of for publication or broadcast:
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To give or write an outline, or the main points, of
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To speak or write (on or upon a subject) formally and at some length
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To describe or depict by painting or drawing.
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To demonstrate or describe as being different or distinct:
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To record by means of a curved, broken, or wavy line, as in a seismograph
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To apply paint to.
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To give a name or title to; entitle; style
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To call is to make a sound intended to attract a person's attention, or is when an animal makes a special sound to attract other animals, or to use the telephone to contact someone.
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To write about positively.
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(Wrestling) To hold the opponent back-first so both his or her shoulders touch the mat.
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To name for an office or duty; appoint
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To have or show one's own understanding of the meaning of; construe
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To declare to be a fact.
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To picture mentally; imagine or visualize:
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(Telegraphy and radio telegraphy) To depress (a telegraph key).
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The definition of detail is to describe or give information about something, or to clean and shine all parts of an automobile.
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To have reference (to)
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To narrate the facts or particulars of:
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Any of the quantities in an equation that are connected to other quantities by a plus sign or a minus sign.
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(Figuratively, dated) To marry or enter into a similar relationship with.
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The definition of construe is to explain or give the meaning of or to analyze or figure out.
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To represent in a drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.; portray; picture
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To describe or explain
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To repeat or say aloud from or as from memory, esp. in a formal way; give a recitation on (a lesson) in class or of (a poem, speech, etc.) before an audience
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To repeat, as what has been already said; to tell over again; to recite.
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Show is defined as to bring into view, teach, or display.
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identify as in botany or biology, for example
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(Intransitive) To give a satisfactory evaluation for (one's actions, behaviour etc.); to answer for. [from 16th c.]
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To pour forth liquid:
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(Baseball) To hit a line drive
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Antonyms for Describe

To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding; bewilder or perplex.
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To represent falsely; give an untrue or misleading idea of
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(Idiomatic) To mix or blend thoroughly and completely.
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Words Related to Describe

To give form or meaning to:
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Represent is defined as to express in words, symbolize or stand for.
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To give a verbal account of
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