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Definitions of description

  1. the act of describing something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. sort or variety; "every description of book was there" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a statement that represents something in words Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The act of describing; a delineation by marks or signs. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A sketch or account of anything in words; a portraiture or representation in language; an enumeration of the essential qualities of a thing or species. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A class to which a certain representation is applicable; kind; sort. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The act of giving an account of in words or writing; a picture in words; a class; sort; kind. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Act of describing: an account of anything in words: definition: sort, class, or kind. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Account of anything in words; sort or kind. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. The act of describing; a portrayal or explanation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. A sort; kind. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. The delineation of a thing; the figure delineated; the representation or account of a thing by words or images; a class as described; an enumeration of properties or of accidental attributes. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. de-skrip'shun, n. act of describing: an account of anything in words: definition: sort, class, or kind.--adj. DESCRIP'TIVE, containing description.--adv. DESCRIP'TIVELY.--n. DESCRIP'TIVENESS. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  14. Describing, verbal portrait-( ure), of person, object, or event (answers to the d., has the qualities specified), more or less complete definition; sort, kind, class, (no food of any d., tyrant of the worst d.). [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  15. n. Act of delineating or representing by a plan; the figure or appearance delineated;—act of exhibiting the nature or properties of in words; definition; account of; word-painting;—the qualities which belong to a certain class or order represented; to persons or things having these qualities;—cast; turn; sort; kind. Cabinet Dictionary
  16. The act of describing or making out any person or thing by perceptible properties; the sentence or passage in which any thing is described; a lax definition; the qualities expressed in a description. Complete Dictionary
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