Synonyms for describedɪˈskraɪb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. describe, depict, draw(verb)

    give a description of

    tie, distinguish, take in, suck up, portray, pull in, attract, get, identify, quarter, thread, show, run, depict, guide, key out, describe, drag, draw in, key, suck, delineate, report, make, soak up, cast, picture, pull, get out, take out, disembowel, sop up, puff, limn, reap, pass, render, imbibe, take up, string, line, name, pull out, draw, draw off, force, trace, absorb, withdraw, draw and quarter, pull back, account, discover, eviscerate

  2. report, describe, account(verb)

    to give an account or representation of in words

    account, identify, report, name, answer for, describe, draw, delineate, depict, key out, trace, line, cover, discover, distinguish, calculate, key

  3. trace, draw, line, describe, delineate(verb)

    make a mark or lines on a surface

    tie, distinguish, take in, account, hunt, suck up, get, attract, decipher, thread, quarter, sop up, hound, pull in, depict, guide, key out, describe, drag, draw in, key, suck, specify, delineate, report, make, outline, soak up, run along, retrace, define, pull, get out, take out, disembowel, cast, puff, limn, follow, reap, delimit, pass, identify, imbibe, string, draw and quarter, name, pull out, delimitate, draw, draw off, line, run, force, trace, absorb, withdraw, pull back, take up, discover, eviscerate

  4. identify, discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe, name(verb)

    identify as in botany or biology, for example

    account, detect, distinguish, chance upon, signalise, trace, let out, separate, place, secern, bring out, reveal, disclose, attain, let on, depict, cite, find, describe, get word, differentiate, fall upon, refer, strike, spot, report, nominate, make, pick out, see, find out, key, expose, bring up, give away, mark, break, appoint, severalise, tell apart, signalize, happen upon, delineate, list, divulge, identify, make out, come across, key out, observe, get a line, notice, recognize, line, name, pick up, call, mention, draw, discern, advert, recognise, tell, unwrap, constitute, learn, come upon, light upon, get wind, chance on, diagnose, discover, secernate, severalize, hear


  1. describe(verb)

    To represent in words.

    depict, portray, bewrite, report, betell

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. describe(v. a.)

    delineate, trace, draw, mark out

  2. describe(v. a.)

    represent (by words), portray, depict, explain, recount, narrate, relate, give an account of, set forth

  3. describe(v. a.)

    characterize, specify the peculiarities of, set forth the character of

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