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Definition 1: give a description of - [verb of communication]

Samples where depict or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He drew an elaborate plan of attack

Synonyms for depict in the sense of this definition

(depict is a kind of ...) state

"set forth one's reasons"

(... is a kind of depict ) describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality

"He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel"

(... is a kind of depict ) describe in vivid detail

(... is a kind of depict ) describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of

"sketch the outline of the book" "outline his ideas"

Definition 2: show in, or as in, a picture - [verb of creation]

Samples where depict or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This scene depicts country life
  • the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting

Synonyms for depict in the sense of this definition

(depict is a kind of ...) create an image or likeness of

"The painter represented his wife as a young girl"

(... is a kind of depict ) depict with an illustration

(... is a kind of depict ) depict as if on a map

"sorrow was mapped on the mother's face"

(depict belongs to category ...) the creation of beautiful or significant things

"art does not need to be innovative to be good" "I was never any good at art" "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

Definition 3: make a portrait of - [verb of creation]

Samples where depict or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba

Synonyms for depict in the sense of this definition

(depict is a kind of ...) create an image or likeness of

"The painter represented his wife as a young girl"

(depict belongs to category ...) the creation of beautiful or significant things

"art does not need to be innovative to be good" "I was never any good at art" "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

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