HyperDic: detail

English > 7 senses of the word detail:
NOUNcognitiondetail, item, pointan isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
relationdetail, particular, itema small part that can be considered separately from the whole / whole
communicationdetailextended treatment of particulars
groupdetaila crew of workers selected for a particular task
groupdetail, contingenta temporary military unit
VERBcommunicationdetailprovide details for
cognitiondetailassign to a specific task
detail > pronunciation
Soundsdihtey'l; diy'teyl
Rhymesail ... Yale: 95 rhymes with eyl...
English > detail: 7 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole.
Example"several of the details are similar"
Synonymsitem, point
NarrowerminutiaA small or minor detail
nook and cranny, nooks and cranniesSomething remote
respect, regard(usually preceded by 'in') a detail or point
sticking pointA point at which an impasse arises in progress toward an agreement or a goal
technicalityA specific detail in a set of rules or terms belonging to a particular field
trifle, trivialityA detail that is considered insignificant
BroaderfactA piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
Spanishdetalle, particularidad, particular, pormenor, punto
Catalandetall, particularitat, particular
Verbsdetailprovide details for
English > detail: 7 senses > noun 2, relation
MeaningA small part that can be considered separately from the whole / whole.
Example"it was perfect in all details"
Synonymsparticular, item
Narrowerhighlight, high spotThe most interesting or memorable part
Broaderpart, portion, component part, component, constituentSomething determined in relation to something that includes it
Spanishdetalle, elemento
Catalanelement
Verbsdetailprovide details for
English > detail: 7 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningExtended treatment of particulars.
Example"the essay contained too much detail"
Broaderdiscussion, treatment, discourseAn extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
Spanishdetalle, pormenor
Catalandetall
Verbsdetailprovide details for
English > detail: 7 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA crew of workers selected for a particular task.
Example"a detail was sent to remove the fallen trees"
Broadergang, crew, work partyAn organized group of workmen
Verbsdetailassign to a specific task
English > detail: 7 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningA temporary military unit.
Synonymcontingent
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Broadermilitary unit, military force, military group, forceA unit that is part of some military service
Spanishcontingente, destacamento
Verbsdetailassign to a specific task
English > detail: 7 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningProvide details for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderelaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilateadd details, as to an account or idea
Spanishdetallar, pormenorizar
Catalandetallar
Nounsdetailan isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
detailextended treatment of particulars
detaila small part that can be considered separately from the whole / whole
detailingan individualized description of a particular instance
English > detail: 7 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningAssign to a specific task.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"The ambulances were detailed to the fire station"
Broaderassign, specify, set apartselect something or someone for a specific purpose
Spanishdestacar, detallar
Catalandetallar
Nounsdetaila temporary military unit
detaila crew of workers selected for a particular task

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