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"
describe, depict, draw(verb)
give a description of
"He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
portray, depict, limn(verb)
make a portrait of
"Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"
To render a representation of something, using words, sounds, images, or other means.
to form a colored likeness of; to represent by a picture; to paint; to portray
to represent in words; to describe vividly
Origin: [L. depictus, p. p. of depingere to depict; de- + pingere to paint. See Paint, and cf. Depaint, p. p.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
de-pikt′, v.t. to paint carefully: to make a likeness of: to describe minutely. [L. depingĕre, depictum—de, inten., pingĕre, to paint.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'depict' in Verbs Frequency: #867
The numerical value of depict in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of depict in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There are Hollywood movies that depict Muslims in a much worse manner than any scene Bang Bros [the production company] could produce.
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.
There is no difference amongst intelligence, common sense and wisdom, but for own comfort and convenience some people may depict or differentiate them in their definition.
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.
I’ve received insults, death threats, and even my mother has been attacked online. For ‘ SVU ’ to depict rape and violence in such a manner, the show risks normalizing it.
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Translations for depict
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- изобразявам, описвамBulgarian
- beschreiben, darstellen, abbildenGerman
- décrire, représenterFrench
- leír, lerajzol, lefestHungarian
- rappresenta, raffiguraItalian
- afbeelden, beschrijvenDutch
- reprezenta, înfățișa, descrie, ilustra, pictaRomanian
- опи́сывать, изобража́ть, описа́ть, изобрази́ть, обрисо́вывать, обрисова́тьRussian
- framställa, skildraSwedish
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