English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'depiction'

(noun) 
The vase has a depiction of a man playing a lyre.
Synonyms
picture
drawing a small picture with coloured chalks
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drawing
She did a drawing of me.
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image
All people want to see is an image on the TV screen.
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outline
an outline of a plan to reduce the country's national debt
, ,
sketch
I had a basic sketch of a plan.
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likeness
The museum displays wax likenesses of every U.S. president.
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delineation
His razor-sharp delineation of ordinary life.
(noun) 
the depiction of politicians in the media
Synonyms
representation
the representation of women in film and literature
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description
He gave a description of the surgery he was about to perform.
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portrait
a beautifully written and sensitive portrait of a great woman
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illustration
He made his illustrations of birds as he travelled in America.
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sketch
a sketch of a soldier
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portrayal
a near-monochrome portrayal of a wood infused with silvery light

Additional synonyms

in the sense of delineation
His razor-sharp delineation of ordinary life.
in the sense of description
Definition
a statement or account that describes someone or something
He gave a description of the surgery he was about to perform.
in the sense of drawing
Definition
a picture or plan made by means of lines on a surface
She did a drawing of me.

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