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
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The numerical value of depict in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of depict in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of depict in a Sentence
There are Hollywood movies that depict Muslims in a much worse manner than any scene Bang Bros [the production company] could produce.
Spike Lee was the voice depicting the ills of social issues. Joseph Strickland will depict the spiritual issues (or ills) from within.
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 will not be a punching bag as part of anyone's defense strategy, i am not a villain of this story and I will not allow others to try to depict me that way.
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.
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- изобразявам, описвамBulgarian
- beschreiben, darstellen, abbildenGerman
- décrire, représenterFrench
- चित्रित करनाHindi
- leír, lerajzol, lefestHungarian
- rappresenta, raffiguraItalian
- afbeelden, beschrijvenDutch
- reprezenta, înfățișa, descrie, ilustra, pictaRomanian
- опи́сывать, изобража́ть, описа́ть, изобрази́ть, обрисо́вывать, обрисова́тьRussian
- framställa, skildraSwedish
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