Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

The process or act of describing - synonyms or related words

description

noun

the process of saying what someone or something is like

attribution

noun

the act of attributing something to a particular cause or person, especially the act of saying that something was written, said, painted etc by a particular person

modelling

noun

the production of a simple technical description of how something such as a process, theory, or system works

labelling

noun

differentiation

noun

modeling

an American spelling of modelling

dramatization

noun

exemplification

noun

schematization

noun
BuzzWord

moto-doping

in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

unhappen

be reversed; be as if it had never happened

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play