Synonyms of profile
1 outlineDictionary • His handsome profile was turned away from us.
outline • He could see only the hazy outline of the trees.
form • her petite form and delicate features
figure • A figure appeared in the doorway.
shape • the shapes of the trees against the sky
silhouette • the dark silhouette of the castle ruins
contour • The light of dawn began to outline the contours of the hills.
2 biographyDictionary • The newspaper published comparative profiles of the candidates.
biography • an unauthorised biography
3 analysisDictionary • a profile of the hospital's catchment area
analysis • We did an analysis of the way they have spent money in the past.
study • the use of maps and visual evidence in the study of local history
table • Consult the table on page 104.
review • a review on the training and education of over-16s
survey • According to the survey, overall world trade has also slackened.
chart • The chart below shows the results of our survey.
examination • They have taken the documents away for examination.
diagram • a diagram showing the workings of the engine
graph • As the graph shows, inflation has risen sharply over the last two months.
describeDictionary • He was profiled in a TV documentary about gifted children.
describe • Even his allies describe him as forceful, aggressive and determined.
portray • complaints about the way women are portrayed in adverts
sketch • I sketched the scene with my pen and paper.
depict • Children's books often depict animals as gentle creatures.
characterize • In horror films women are usually characterized as victims.
give an account of
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analysisAnalysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.
• We did an analysis of the way they have spent money in the past.
biographyA biography of someone is an account of their life, written by someone else.
• an unauthorised biography
• In horror films women are usually characterized as victims.
Thesaurus for profile from the Collins English Thesaurus
a side view, outline, or representation of an object, esp of a human face or head