HyperDic: depiction

English > 4 senses of the word depiction:
NOUNcommunicationdepiction, word picture, word-painting, delineation, picture, characterization, characterisationa graphic or vivid verbal description
cognitiondepiction, depicting, portraying, portrayala representation by picture or portraiture
artifactdepiction, delineation, limning, line drawinga drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
actdepiction, delineation, portrayalrepresentation by drawing or painting etc
depiction > pronunciation
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English > depiction: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA graphic or vivid verbal description.
Synonymsword picture, word-painting, delineation, picture, characterization, characterisation
NarrowerepithetDescriptive word or phrase
portrayal, portraiture, portraitA word picture of a person's appearance and character
Broaderdescription, verbal descriptionA statement that represents something in words
Spanishcaracterización, delineación, descripción, descripción verbal, imagen, representación, retrato hablado, retrato
Catalancaracterització, descripció, imatge, representació
Verbsdepictgive a description of
English > depiction: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA representation by picture or portraiture.
Synonymsdepicting, portraying, portrayal
NarrowermirrorA faithful depiction or reflection
Broaderrepresentational processAny basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else
Spanishimagen, pintura, representación, retrato
Catalanrepresentació, retrat
Verbsdepictmake a portrait of
English > depiction: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA drawing of the outlines of forms or objects.
Synonymsdelineation, limning, line drawing
NarroweranimalizationA depiction in the form of an animal
BroaderdrawingA representation of forms or objects on a surface / surface by means of lines
English > depiction: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningrepresentation by drawing or painting etc.
Synonymsdelineation, portrayal
NarrowerportraitureThe activity of making portraits
Broaderpictorial representation, picturingvisual representation as by photography or painting
Verbsdepictshow in, or as in, a picture / picture

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