Definitions for depictdɪˈpɪkt

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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"


  1. depict(Verb)

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

Webster Dictionary

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  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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

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