German translation of 'describe'
⇒ describe him for us
beschreiben Sie ihn uns dat
⇒ to describe oneself/sb as ...
sich/jdn als ... bezeichnen
⇒ the police describe him as dangerous
die Polizei bezeichnet ihn als gefährlich
⇒ he is described as being tall with short fair hair
er wird als groß mit kurzen blonden Haaren beschrieben
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Example Sentences Including 'describe'
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He was a liar and a robber in business; she had heard the Minister for Business Affairs describe him that way to Philip.MURDER SONG (2001)
But in medicine it is used to describe the symptoms which presage the onset of an epileptic fit.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
In fact, to describe them in that regard, I'd have to revise the definition of `inexorable" upward.C B GREENFIELD - A LITTLE MADNESS (2001)
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'describe' in Other Languages
British English: describe /dɪˈskraɪb/ VERB
If you describe someone or something, you say what they are like.
We asked her to describe what she did in her spare time.
- American English: describe
- Arabic: يَصِفُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: descrever
- Chinese: 描述
- Croatian: opisati
- Czech: popsat
- Danish: beskrive
- Dutch: beschrijven
- European Spanish: describir
- Finnish: kuvailla
- French: décrire
- German: beschreiben
- Greek: περιγράφω
- Italian: descrivere
- Japanese: 記述する
- Korean: 묘사하다
- Norwegian: beskrive
- Polish: opisać
- European Portuguese: descrever
- Romanian: a descrie
- Russian: описывать
- Spanish: describir
- Swedish: beskriva
- Thai: อธิบาย
- Turkish: betimlemek
- Ukrainian: описувати
- Vietnamese: mô tả
Translation of describe from the Collins English to German Dictionary