go into detail

Definition of go into detail

  1. :  to discuss or describe everything about something including the small or unimportant parts The newspaper reports went into (great) detail about his political background. I will try to tell the story without going into too much detail.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

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  1. :  extended treatment of or attention to particular items

    :  a part of a whole: such as

    :  a small and subordinate part :  particular

  1. :  to report minutely and distinctly :  to report with close attention to small elements :  specify

    :  to assign to a particular task

    :  to furnish with the smaller elements of design and finish


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