Synonyms of 'detail'
an item that is considered separatelyI recall every detail of the party.
The most interesting point about the village is its religion.
The lorries always left in the dead of night when there were few witnesses around to record the fact.
The gardens are a special feature of this property.
The nurses at the admission desk asked for her particulars.
He's simply wonderful in every respect.
Physical activity is an important factor in maintaining fitness.
The other item on the agenda is the tour.
one of the key elements of the UN's peace plan
Climate affects every aspect of our lives.
Enriched uranium is a key component of nuclear weapons.
an item considered to be unimportantOnly minor details now remain to be settled.
personnel assigned a specific dutyHis personal detail totalled sixty men.
a party of explorers
a pan-European peace-keeping force
a secret military unit
troop, , ,
She was aware of a little troop of travellers watching them.
The club is under investigation by the fraud squad.
crew, , ,
The film crew spent nearly twelve weeks shooting in Thailand.
a detachment of marines
to list fullyThe report detailed the human rights abuses committed.
The students were asked to list their favourite sports.
We asked her to describe what she had seen.
He was relating a story he had once heard.
The Royal Greenwich Observatory was founded to observe and catalogue the stars.
The novelist accurately portrays provincial domestic life.
He has not specified what action he would like them to take.
Children's books often depict animals as gentle creatures.
He then recounted the story.
Anticipate any tough questions and rehearse your answers.
I simply recited the names of a number of Chinese cities I knew.
The film is a story about power, narrated by an old sailor.
The relationship between Church and State was delineated in a formal agreement.
She enumerated all the reasons why she wanted to travel for a year.
a fully itemized phone bill
Results for the test program haven't been tabulated yet.
Mr Johnson particularized the general points he wanted to make.
to select (personnel) for a specific dutyHe detailed someone to take it to the Incident Room.
It made sense to appoint a banker to this job.
The Scots have yet to name their team.
I chose him to accompany me on my trip.
You can commission them to paint something especially for you.
The people have voted to elect a new president.
Officials have been delegated to start work on a settlement.
It is legally possible for an elderly person to nominate someone to act for them.
Did you choose this country or were you simply assigned here?
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in the sense of aspect
a distinct feature or element in a problem or situationClimate affects every aspect of our lives.
in the sense of assign
to select (someone) for a post or taskDid you choose this country or were you simply assigned here?
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