description - definition and synonyms


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  1. [countable] a statement about what someone or something is like

    a brief description of the area

    give/provide/issue a description (of):

    Barry was unable to give the police a description of his attacker.

    Police have issued a description of the bomber.

    accurate/detailed description:

    We need you to provide an accurate description of the situation.

    1. a.
      [uncountable] the process of saying what someone or something is like

      the child’s powers of description