detailed

adjective
de·​tailed | \ di-ˈtāld How to pronounce detailed (audio) , ˈdē-ˌtāld\

Definition of detailed

: marked by abundant detail or by thoroughness in treating small items or parts the detailed study of history

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Other Words from detailed

detailedly \ di-​ˈtāld-​lē How to pronounce detailedly (audio) , -​ˈtā-​ləd-​ , ˈdē-​ˌtāld-​ How to pronounce detailedly (audio) \ adverb
detailedness \ di-​ˈtā-​ləd-​nəs How to pronounce detailedness (audio) , -​ˈtāld-​ , ˈdē-​ˌtāld-​ \ noun

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circumstantial, minute, particular, detailed mean dealing with a matter fully and usually point by point. circumstantial implies fullness of detail that fixes something described in time and space. a circumstantial account of our visit minute implies close and searching attention to the smallest details. a minute examination of a fossil particular implies a precise attention to every detail. a particular description of the scene of the crime detailed stresses abundance or completeness of detail. a detailed analysis of the event

Examples of detailed in a Sentence

We need a more detailed comparison of the available options. He gave us very detailed instructions.

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As a result, U.S. officials said there is no detailed record, even in classified files, of Trump’s face-to-face interactions with the Russian leader at five locations over the past two years. Greg Miller, The Seattle Times, "Trump has concealed details of his face-to-face encounters with Putin from senior officials in administration," 13 Jan. 2019 The Radio Research Center in Slough keeps detailed records on all this data, which proved a boon to the Reading team. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "World War II bombings weakened upper atmosphere at edge of space," 25 Sep. 2018 And yet, such vetting and verification wouldn’t be nearly so time-consuming had the Trump administration bothered to keep detailed records on every family that forcibly broke up. Eric Levitz, Daily Intelligencer, "Justice Department Asks for More Time to Reunite Migrant Families," 6 July 2018 Using detailed medical records, the investigators studied more than 5,500 people who had been treated for deliberate self-harm, including cutting and clear suicide attempts. New York Times, "How Suicide Quietly Morphed Into a Public Health Crisis," 8 June 2018 Senators Gillibrand and Klobuchar have backed a bill to reform the tax code to support child care centers and make the child care tax credit fully refundable, but haven’t released any detailed plans as part of their Presidential campaigns. Chloe Angyal, Marie Claire, "The Cost of Child Care Is Crushing American Families. What Will the Presidential Candidates Do About It?," 15 Apr. 2019 Companies like Nutrigenomix and DNAFit will now test a swab of your saliva for various DNA markers and send you a detailed report on what to consume in order to optimize health for your particular body. Bee Wilson, WSJ, "A Philosophy of Food as Medicine," 21 Mar. 2019 But my main concern is that this isn’t a detailed plan. Korin Miller, SELF, "The FDA Will Finally Crack Down on Dietary Supplements—Here's What Experts Have to Say," 11 Feb. 2019 Intel also publishes a more detailed list of specifications for its processor families, such as this Core i5 master list. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Intel's new 'F-series' Core chips lack an integrated GPU, and probably aren't worth your money," 14 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of detailed

1740, in the meaning defined above

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detailed

adjective
de·​tailed | \ di-ˈtāld How to pronounce detailed (audio) , ˈdē-ˌtāld\

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: including many small items or parts a detailed report

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