What does depict mean?

Definitions for depictdɪˈpɪkt

Here are all the 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. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. William Ralph Inge:

    We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.

  5. Ashley Montagu:

    Because women live creatively, they rarely experience the need to depict or write about that which to them is a primary experience and which men know only at a second remove. Women create naturally, men create artificially.

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