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Synonyms and Antonyms of description

  1. 1 a vivid representation in words of someone or something <we immediately recognized the man from our cousin's description of him> Synonyms definition, delineation, depiction, picture, portrait, portraiture, portrayal, rendering, sketch, vignette Related Words account, anecdote, chronicle, narrative, report, story, tale, yarn; demonstration, exemplification, illustration; clarification, elucidation, explanation, explication, exposition

  2. 2 a number of persons or things that are grouped together because they have something in common <fixes small appliances and other things of that description> Synonyms breed, class, sort, feather, genre, ilk, kidney, kind, like, manner, nature, order, species, strain, stripe, type, varietyRelated Words model; sample, specimen; bracket, bunch, category, division, family, grade, group, grouping, lot, persuasion, rank(s), set, suite

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a secret group of plotters

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