describe describe  /dɪs ˈkraɪb/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) give a description of
  2. (v) to give an account or representation of in words
  3. (v) make a mark or lines on a surface
  4. (v) identify as in botany or biology, for example

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Family members describe Abeer Qasim Hamza al-Janabi as tall for her age, skinny, but not eye-catchingly beautiful.
  2. The word naturally carried over to describe these literal comic books.
  3. There was only one way to describe Barack Obama's victory over Hillary Clinton and John Edwards in South Carolina: It was a rout.

News

  1. Have You Ever Stumbled Upon a Cool Public Performance?

    Describe what you saw, and why you liked the performance.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. The Learning Network: Student Opinion | Have You Ever Stumbled Upon a Cool Public Performance?

    Describe what you saw, and why you liked the performance.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Today's poll: How would you describe Edward Snowden?

    How would you describe Edward Snowden?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Canton Repository

Quotes

  1. "The feeling is absolutely amazing. It is really tough to describe. Every young kid, from the first time he hits the ball and thinks to be a tennis player, this is the dream to be in the final of any Grand Slam," Berdych said.
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Tomas Berdych Source: Sify

  2. "It's been a grueling road. To come back from all that, and to be here and to win, words just cannot describe it. I really feel like I'm in a dream. I knew he was getting tired," Lesnar said.
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Brock Lesnar Source: msnbc.com

  3. "What do you say about anyone like that? There are no words to describe it other than mass murder," Mr Rudd said, fighting back tears in a television interview. "This is of a level of horror that few of us anticipated."
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Times Online

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