Depict meaning

dĭ-pĭkt
To represent in a picture or sculpture.

Each page's border has designs that depict forest animals.

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Depict is to describe, show or paint a picture either literally or in words.

When a writer describes a scene in vivid detail, this is an example of when he depicts the scene.

When a painter paints a picture of a forest, this is an example of when he depicts the forest.

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To picture in words; describe.
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To represent in a drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.; portray; picture.
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To represent in words; describe.

Stories that depict life on the frontier.

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To render a representation of something, using words, sounds, images, or other means.
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(obsolete) Depicted.

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Origin of depict

  • Middle English depicten from Latin dēpingere dēpict- dē- de- pingere to picture peig- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition