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1 to give a representation or account of in words
  • this letter from an eyewitness depicts the battle in greater detail than any other account

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2 to point out the chief quality or qualities of an individual or group
  • the report depicted him as a reliable assistant and an employee who could be entrusted with any task

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3 to present a picture of
  • the painting depicts a pastoral landscape on a summer day

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The first known use of depict was in the 15th century

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“Depict.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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