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To draw, or to make a mark or pattern - thesaurus

Synonyms

draw

verb

to be able to make pictures in this way

mark

verb

if something marks, its appearance becomes spoiled or damaged by a mark made on its surface

outline

verb

to draw a line around the edge of something

imprint

verb

to leave a mark on a surface by pressing an object onto it

print

verb

to create a mark on a surface by pressing something into it

circle

verb

to draw a circle around something

ring

verb

to draw a circle around something, especially to show that you have chosen it or to make it easy to notice

construct

verb

maths to draw a shape in geometry

delineate

verb

formal to show a line or border, for example on a map

carve

verb

to produce a pattern or writing on the surface of something by cutting it

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circumscribe

verb

formal to draw a line around something

criss-cross

verb

to form a pattern of straight lines that cross one another

engrave

verb

to cut words or pictures into a hard surface such as stone, metal, or glass

impress

verb

formal to make a mark or pattern on something by pressing an object into its surface

mark out

to show the shape of something by drawing it on a surface

outline

verb

to clearly show the outside edge of something

pattern

verb

to make a pattern on something, for example cloth

stipple

verb

to make a pattern of small marks on a surface

streak

verb

to leave lines or long marks on something

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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