Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de describe

(verbo) 
Definition
to give an account of (something or someone) in words
We asked her to describe what she had seen.
Sinônimos
relate
He was relating a story he had once heard.
,
tell
He told his story to a national newspaper.
,
report
Several newspapers reported the decision.
,
present
We presented three options to the unions for discussion.
,
detail
The report detailed the human rights abuses committed.
,
explain
He explained the process to us in simple terms.
, ,
illustrate
She illustrates her analysis with extracts from interviews and discussions.
,
set out
, ,
chronicle
The rise of collectivism in Britain has been chronicled by several historians.
,
recount
He then recounted the story.
,
recite
I simply recited the names of a number of Chinese cities I knew.
,
impart
the ability to impart knowledge and command respect
,
narrate
The film is a story about power, narrated by an old sailor.
,
set forth
,
give an account of
,
put in words
(verbo) 
Definition
to give an account of (something or someone) in words
Even his allies describe him as forceful, aggressive and determined.
Sinônimos
portray
complaints about the way women are portrayed in adverts
,
depict
a gallery of pictures depicting famous battles
,
characterize
In horror films women are often characterized as victims.
,
call
They called their daughter Mischa.
,
paint
He was painting a portrait of his wife.
, ,
define
How exactly do you define reasonable behaviour?
,
dub
He dubbed her the most exciting woman in the world.
,
(verbo) 
Definition
to trace the outline of (a circle, etc.)
The ball described a perfect arc across the field.
Sinônimos
trace
I traced the course of the river on the map.
,
draw
Draw a rough design for a logo.
,
outline
The methods outlined in this book are only suggestions.
,
sketch
I sketched the scene with my pen and paper.
,
mark out
,
delineate
The relationship between Church and State was delineated in a formal agreement.

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of call
Definition
to name
They called their daughter Mischa.
Sinônimos
in the sense of characterize
Definition
to describe
In horror films women are often characterized as victims.
in the sense of chronicle
Definition
to record in or as if in a chronicle
The rise of collectivism in Britain has been chronicled by several historians.
Sinônimos
set down,
put on record,
log,
blog

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