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. 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. Anuj Somany:

    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.

  4. 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.

  5. Britt McHenry:

    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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