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Definitions of detail

  1. To relate minutely; enumerate; tell off for a given duty; to give particulars of. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To relate minutely: to enumerate: to set apart for a particular service. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To relate particularly; set apart for special duty. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To select for special service. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. provide details for Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. assign to a specific task; "The ambulances were detailed to the fire station" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To relate or go over minutely; to select for a particular service. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. To give particulars; to relate minutely or distinctly. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. The minor parts of a composition to give verisimilitude and finish to it. In detail, part by part. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. extended treatment of particulars; "the essay contained too much detail" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. a crew of workers selected for a particular task; "a detail was sent to remove the fallen trees" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. A narrative which relates minute points; an account which dwells on particulars. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. The selection for a particular service of a person or a body of men; hence, the person or the body of men so selected. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To relate in particulars; to particularize; to report minutely and distinctly; to enumerate; to specify; as, he detailed all the facts in due order. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To tell off or appoint for a particular service, as an officer, a troop, or a squadron. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A minor part, as, in a building, the cornice, caps of the buttresses, capitals of the columns, etc., or (called larger details) a porch, a gable with its windows, a pavilion, or an attached tower. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A detail drawing. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A minute portion; one of the small parts; a particular; an item; - used chiefly in the plural; as, the details of a scheme or transaction. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. An item; a particular or minute account; a small detachment (of troops), for special service. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. A small part: a minute and particular account. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. A part; particular; minute account. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. A particular or item; accessory. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. A minute narrative. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. A small detachment for some subordinate service. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. A minute account or report of particulars; one or a body selected for a particular service. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  27. A minute or particular account; a narration of particulars. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for detail

  1. " Listen, I want you to know every detail – Swirling Waters by Max Rittenberg
  2. But it would have been a mistake to suppose that a detail was escaping him. – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
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