Associations to the word «Describe»


DESCRIBE, verb. (transitive) To represent in words.
DESCRIBE, verb. (transitive) To represent by drawing; to draw a plan of; to delineate; to trace or mark out.
DESCRIBE, verb. (transitive) (mathematics) To give rise to a geometrical structure.
DESCRIBE, verb. (transitive) (taxonomy) To introduce a new taxon to science by explaining its characteristics and particularly how it differs from other taxa.
DESCRIBE, verb. (obsolete) To distribute into parts, groups, or classes; to mark off; to class.

Dictionary definition

DESCRIBE, verb. Give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack".
DESCRIBE, verb. To give an account or representation of in words; "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental".
DESCRIBE, verb. Make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand".
DESCRIBE, verb. Identify as in botany or biology, for example.

Wise words

Watch your thoughts, they become your words. Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.