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Definition 1: biographical sketch - [noun denoting communication]

(profile is a kind of ...) an account of the series of events making up a person's life

Definition 2: an analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • a biochemical profile of blood
  • a psychological profile of serial killers

(profile is a kind of ...) a visual display of information

(... is a kind of profile ) a chart showing the number of people as a function of their ages

Definition 3: a vertical section of the Earth's crust showing the different horizons or layers - [noun denoting location]

(profile is a kind of ...) a section created by a plane cutting a solid perpendicular to its longest axis

(... is a kind of profile ) a vertical section of soil from the ground surface to the parent rock

(profile is a part of ...) a specific layer or stratum of soil or subsoil in a vertical cross section of land

(profile is a part of ...) a layer in a soil profile

Definition 4: an outline of something (especially a human face as seen from one side) - [noun denoting location]

(profile is a kind of ...) the line that appears to bound an object

Definition 5: degree of exposure to public notice - [noun denoting state]

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

  • that candidate does not have sufficient visibility to win an election

Synonyms for profile in the sense of this definition

(profile is a kind of ...) the state of being salient

(... is a kind of profile ) a state of low visibility in which public notice is avoided

"he was never one to keep a low profile"

Definition 6: represent in profile, by drawing or painting - [verb of creation]

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

"The painter represented his wife as a young girl"

Definition 7: write about - [verb of creation]

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

  • The author of this article profiles a famous painter

(profile is a kind of ...) produce a literary work

"She composed a poem" "He wrote four novels"

(profile belongs to category ...) the act of creating written works

"writing was a form of therapy for him" "it was a matter of disputed authorship"

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