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describe

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1 to give a representation or account of in words
  • He tried to describe the dream he had last night as accurately as he could.
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2 to give an oral or written account of in some detail
  • a biography of Washington that describes the decisive Battle of Yorktown at great length
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set forth

3 to point out the chief quality or qualities of an individual or group
  • How would you describe the people you encountered on your trip?
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