HyperDic: description

English > 3 senses of the word description:
NOUNcommunicationdescription, verbal descriptiona statement that represents something in words
communicationdescriptionthe act of describing something
cognitiondescriptionsort or variety
description > pronunciation
Soundsdihskrih'pshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > description: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA statement that represents something in words.
Synonymverbal description
Narrowerjob descriptiondescription of the responsibilities associated with a given job
specification, specA detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisationA graphic or vivid verbal description
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishdescripción
Catalandescripció
English > description: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe act of describing something.
Narrowercharacterization, characterisationThe act of describing distinctive / distinctive characteristics / characteristics or essential features
labelA brief description given for purposes of identification
particularization, particularisation, detailingAn individualized description of a particular instance
sketch, vignetteA brief literary description
Broaderspeech actThe use of language to perform some act
Spanishdescripción
Catalandescripció
Verbsdescribegive a description of
describeto give an account or representation of in words
English > description: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaningsort or variety.
Example"every description of book was there"
Broaderkind, sort, form, varietyA category of things distinguished by some common characteristic / characteristic or quality

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