I verb characterize, communicate, connote, convey, delineate, depingere, describe, describere, detail, diagram, draw, effingere, embody, enunciate, evince, evoke, exemplify, exhibit, explain, explicate, express, give an account, give expression to, illuminate, illustrate, indicate, limn, manifest, outline, particularize, personify, picture, portray, recite, recount, relate, render an account, report, represent, reveal, set forth, show, signify, sketch, specify, symbolize, tell, tell vividly, typify II index characterize, construe (translate), copy, delineate, denote, describe, detail (particularize), exemplify, interpret, portray, recount, represent (portray), signify (denote)

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  • Depict — De*pict (d[ e]*p[i^]kt ), p. p. [L. depictus, p. p. of depingere to depict; de + pingere to paint. See {Paint}, and cf. {Depaint}, p. p.] Depicted. Lydgate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Depict — De*pict (d[ e]*p[i^]kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Depicted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depicting}.] 1. To form a colored likeness of; to represent by a picture; to paint; to portray. [1913 Webster] His arms are fairly depicted in his chamber. Fuller. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • depict — (v.) early 15c., from L. depictus, pp. of depingere to portray, paint, sketch; describe, imagine, from de down (see DE (Cf. de )) + pingere to paint (see PAINT (Cf. paint)). Related: Depicted; depicting …   Etymology dictionary

  • depict — *represent, portray, delineate, picture, limn Analogous words: describe, narrate, *relate: *sketch, draft, outline, trace …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • depict — [v] describe, render in drawing or writing characterize, delineate, design, detail, illustrate, image, interpret, limn, narrate, outline, paint, picture, portray, relate, report, represent, reproduce, sculpt, sketch, state; concepts 79,174 Ant.… …   New thesaurus

  • depict — ► VERB 1) represent by a drawing, painting, or other art form. 2) portray in words. DERIVATIVES depiction noun. ORIGIN Latin depingere, from pingere to paint …   English terms dictionary

  • depict — [dē pikt′, dipikt′] vt. [ME depicten < L depictus, pp. of depingere < de , intens. + pingere, to PAINT] 1. to represent in a drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.; portray; picture 2. to picture in words; describe depiction n. depictor n …   English World dictionary

  • Depict — Wikipedia does not have an encyclopedia article for Depict (search results). You may want to read Wiktionary s entry on depict instead.wiktionary:Special:Search/depict …   Wikipedia

  • depict — depicter, depictor, n. depiction, n. depictive, adj. /di pikt /, v.t. 1. to represent by or as if by painting; portray; delineate. 2. to represent or characterize in words; describe. [1625 35; < L depictus (ptp. of depingere), equiv. to de DE +… …   Universalium

  • depict — [[t]dɪpɪ̱kt[/t]] depicts, depicting, depicted 1) VERB To depict someone or something means to show or represent them in a work of art such as a drawing or painting. [V n] ...a gallery of pictures depicting Nelson s most famous battles. 2) VERB To …   English dictionary

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