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

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.