These verbs mean to tell the facts, details, or particulars of something verbally or in writing: described the accident; narrated their travel experiences; an explorer reciting her adventures; a mercenary recounting his exploits; parents rehearsing street safety with their children; related the day's events; reported what she had seen.
Describe. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/Describe
(third-person singular simple present describes, present participle describing, simple past and past participle described)
To represent in words.
The feeling is difficult to describe, but not unpleasant.
The geographer describes countries and cities.
To represent by drawing; to draw a plan of; to delineate; to trace or mark out.
to describe a circle by the compasses; a torch waved about the head in such a way as to describe a circle
(mathematics) To give rise to a geometrical structure.
The function describes a very complex surface.
(biology) To reveal a new species by scientifically explaining its characteristics and particularly how it differs from other species.
The fungus was first described by a botanist.
From Middle English descriven, from Old French descrivre, from Latindēscrībō (“I copy off, transcribe, sketch off, describe in painting or writing”), from dē (“off”) + scrībō (“write”); see scribe and shrive.
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