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English verb: depict

1. depict (creation) show in, or as in, a picture


SamplesThis scene depicts country life.
The face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting.


Synonymspicture, render, show


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)interpret, represent


Narrower (hyponym)illustrate, map


Domain categoryart, artistic creation, artistic production

2. depict (communication) give a description of


SamplesHe drew an elaborate plan of attack.


Synonymsdescribe, draw


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)exposit, expound, set forth


Narrower (hyponym)adumbrate, delineate, outline, represent, sketch

3. depict (creation) make a portrait of


SamplesGoya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba.


Synonymslimn, portray


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)interpret, represent


Domain categoryart, artistic creation, artistic production









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