What does depict mean?

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dɪˈpɪktde·pict

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. picture, depict, render, showverb

    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, drawverb

    give a description of

    "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"

  3. portray, depict, limnverb

    make a portrait of

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

Wiktionary

  1. depictverb

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Depict

    depicted

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

  2. Depict

    depicted

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

  3. Depictverb

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

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

  4. Depictverb

    to represent in words; to describe vividly

    Etymology: [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.]

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  1. Verbs Frequency

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

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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

Examples of depict in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Mia Khalifa:

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

  3. Superintendent Errick L. Greene:

    ( Jackson Public Schools) has a great deal of respect and appreciation for our law enforcement partners, the band's performance does not depict the values and people in our community, and was incredibly insensitive to the students, families, law enforcement officials and the entire Brookhaven community. For this we sincerely apologize to all, and we pledge to do better in the future.

  4. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew:

    Our paper bills and the images of great American leaders and landmarks that they depict have long been a way for us to honor our past and discuss our values, this decision of putting a woman on the $ 10 bill reflects our aspirations for the future as much as the reflections of the past.

  5. New Jersey:

    New Jersey is clearly made in an inappropriate representation of a black person and instructs people to' slam' and' whack' her, racism has no place in the world and I will not tolerate it, especially not in this district. When I saw Feel Better Doll in person, I cringed and was truly disheartened by the thought of a black child being beaten by another child or an adult for pure pleasure. To have a product depict or teach children that it is OK to hit another child, regardless of race, in order to feel good is sick.

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