Definitions for depictdɪˈpɪkt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word depict

Princeton's WordNet

  1. picture, depict, render, show(verb)

    show in, or as in, a picture

    "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"

  2. describe, depict, draw(verb)

    give a description of

    "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"

  3. portray, depict, limn(verb)

    make a portrait of

    "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"

Wiktionary

  1. depict(Verb)

    To render a representation of something, using words, sounds, images, or other means.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Depict

    depicted

  2. Depict

    depicted

  3. Depict(verb)

    to form a colored likeness of; to represent by a picture; to paint; to portray

  4. Depict(verb)

    to represent in words; to describe vividly

  5. Origin: [L. depictus, p. p. of depingere to depict; de- + pingere to paint. See Paint, and cf. Depaint, p. p.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Depict

    de-pikt′, v.t. to paint carefully: to make a likeness of: to describe minutely. [L. depingĕre, depictumde, inten., pingĕre, to paint.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'depict' in Verbs Frequency: #867

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of depict in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of depict in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mia Khalifa:

    There are Hollywood movies that depict Muslims in a much worse manner than any scene Bang Bros [the production company] could produce.

  2. Franz Kompisch:

    What you consider to be moral guilt and what you depict as being a cog in the wheel is exactly what lawmakers view as being an accessory to murder.

  3. Franz Kompisch:

    You chose the safe desk job, what you consider to be moral guilt and what you depict as being a cog in the wheel is exactly what lawmakers view as being an accessory to murder.

  4. Roland Kelts:

    None of them have even seen the film, and while it is based on one man's story, it's a feature, not a documentary. There are plenty of movies that depict the brutality and inhumanity of war, unbroken.

  5. Petro Poroshenko:

    It is the utmost cynicism to depict our country as a supposedly fascist state. It is done with the aim of justifying to the Russian people its own criminal action - Russia's aggression against Ukraine.

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