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He is usually depicted in art with a fish and a key. COLLINS DICTIONARY OF SAINTS (2004)It often depicts natural disasters as economic positives. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the people in this book often depict religion as balm rather than wound. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)The painting depicts two young women in a stylised landscape shown in vivid colours. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Is there no gun depicted in the painting? Tenured Radicals: How Politics Has Corrupted Higher Education (1990)He often depicts donkeys, which he says he feels are autobiographical. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She said that the landscape depicted in the painting resembled the area in Arizona where the siblings had once lived. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Above the bed, a piece of art hung depicting a woman with large scarlet lips in place of her head. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And he doesn't like how Hollywood often depicts aliens as our enemy. The Sun (2013)The human body is delightful and, if more than one person is depicted in a painting, the artist should show the admiration of the other. Times, Sunday Times (2009)True, not many of the early ones survive, but they are frequently depicted in paintings and prints of scholars in their libraries and cabinets of curiosities. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
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Translations for 'depict'
British English: depict VERB
To depict someone or something means to show or represent them in a work of art such as a drawing or painting.
...a gallery of pictures depicting famous battles.
Definition of depict from the Collins English Dictionary
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